Stolen Vehicle Recovered/Pursuit


Source:Brandon Police Service Media Release

On February 15th, police received a report of a vehicle, which had been stolen from The Victoria Inn Parking lot sometime overnight.  Police observed this vehicle the next night travelling in numerous back lanes.  The vehicle fled westbound on HWY 1A where it drove off the roadway and became stuck in the ditch.  The operator a 33-year-old male from Sandy Bay fled from the vehicle on foot and was apprehended by a Police K9.  Inside the vehicle police located a sawed off shotgun on the front seat.  The male who was wanted on previous warrants is now facing numerous Criminal Code driving and firearms charges and will be appearing in court this AM.