On April 28, 2021, police attended to a report of the theft of merchandise from a business in the 1600 block of 18th street shortly after 2:00 pm.
There were several individuals involved in the incident. One of the suspects, a 30-year-old male struck an employee in the hand, knocking a cell phone to the ground as he tried to flee. He was arrested at the business and lodged at Brandon Police Service due to his level of intoxication. He will be released when sober to appear in court on June 24, 2021 on a charge of Assault.
A second suspect, a 28-year-old female was found to be in breach of her 24-hour curfew from a Conditional Sentence Order. She too was arrested at the business and lodged at Brandon Police Service.
A third suspect, a 40-year-old male, managed to flee and was located several hours later going through yards in the area of Queens Cres and Violet Cres. He was arrested for the theft of merchandise from the business. He was also the suspect in a separate theft from a Corral Centre business on March 1, 2021. Due to his level of intoxication, he was lodged at Brandon Police Service to be released when sober on charges of Theft Under $5000 X2.