Update: Roll over MVA – Suspect Arrested

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

An investigation into the vehicle roll over on July 30, 2021 in a parking lot at 34th and Victoria led police to learn the identity of the driver, however attempts to locate him were negative and an arrest warrant was put into effect.

On August 19, 2021, police located and arrested the 44-year-old male.  He was later released to appear in court in November 2021 on criminal charges of Dangerous Operation of Conveyance, Fail to Stop at Scene of Accident, and several HTA charges including Drive without Valid Driver’s Licence, and Drive an Unregistered Vehicle.

Original Release from July 31, 2021:

At 11:08 p.m. Friday, officers happened upon a single vehicle rollover accident in a parking lot at 34th Street and Victoria Avenue. Witnesses observed a truck driving through the lot strike a light pole and flip onto its side. The driver, who was the lone occupant, then fled the area on foot. A police K9 unit attempted to track the suspect but was not successful. Witnesses described the suspect as a bald Caucasian male wearing a tank top and shorts. There were no known injuries, and this matter remains under active investigation.