Weapons charges laid in Brandon in two separate incidents

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On Thursday morning, a witness reported a male and female walked away from a vehicle that they left in the traffic circle at 34th Street and Willowdale Drive. Both were arrested near the scene. Once located by police, the 37-year-old male was found in possession of a concealed weapon and the 24-year old female was discovered to be on a court order to have no contact with the male. The male is charged with possession of a dangerous weapon, carry a concealed weapon and uttering threats. He was released and will appear in court in September. The female was charged with failing to comply with the conditions of her undertaking and was held in custody for court.

On Thursday morning, police attended a north end business after an employee called to report there was a male present at the store that was banned. Police located the male walking away from the store and when approached, the male produced a knife and threw it in an attempt to discard it. The 26-year-old Brandon male was arrested and charged with possess a dangerous weapon, resist arrest, and failing to comply with the conditions of both an undertaking and probation order. The male was held in custody for court in the morning.