Two Arrested Following Traffic Stop

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On October 1, 2019, police received a report of the theft of tools and a vacuum from a business in the 800 block of 18th street, which occurred on September 29, 2019. Employees provided police with video surveillance of the theft which showed a male and a female were responsible.

On October 2, 2019, at approximately 9:30 pm, police conducted a traffic stop in the 900 block of Kirkaldy Ave. The passenger of the vehicle was the subject of an outstanding Arrest Warrant for Distribute Intimate Images, and Fail to attend Court. He was also the subject of the above noted theft from a business.

The 36-year-old male passenger was arrested and searched. A small amount of Meth and approximately $300 cash was located on him. He will appear in court on both November 14 and December 2, 2019 on the warrant charges, Possession of a Controlled Substance – Meth, Possession of Proceeds of Crime and Theft under $5000.

The 36-year-old female driver was identified as the second suspect in the above noted theft. She too was arrested and found to be in possession of Meth, a baseball bat and bolt cutters. The clothing she was wearing at the time still had prices tags on them, and were reportedly stolen from a local business. She was to abide by conditions not to possess any drugs or weapons. She was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre and will appear in court today on charges of Theft under $5000 X2, Possession of Break-in Instruments, Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Controlled Substance- Meth, and Breach of Recognizance X 2.