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BPS arrest woman who allegedly tossed items around a store

By: Harry Callaghan
Posted: September 20, 2021 09:49

Police say customers and staff had to evacuate

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On September 19, 2021 shortly before 5:00 pm, police responded to a report of a female in a business in the 000 block of Willowdale Crescent who was allegedly throwing merchandise. Police say the suspect began acting this way after employees asked her if she required any assistance. She reportedly threw glass bottles on the floor and at employees prompting the employees to evacuate the other customers from the store and await police arrival. No one was injured during the incident. Police arrested a 23-year-old woman. She was later released to appear in court on November 22, 2021 on charges of Mischief to Property and Assault with a Weapon.


On September 19, 2021, police responded to a report of an assault in a residence shortly after 6:00 pm. A 37-year-old male suspect allegedly assaulted the victim causing minor injuries that did not require medical attention. The suspect left the residence prior to police arrival, and was located and arrested approximately one hour later. He was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will be released when sober to appear in court on November 18, 2021, on a charge of Assault.


On September 20, 2021, police conducted a traffic stop in the 800 block of Pacific Avenue shortly after midnight. Police say a 24-year-old woman was arrested for alleged impaired driving after providing breath samples over the legal limit. She was later released to family members, and is to appear in court on September 27, 2021 on charges of Driving While Ability Impaired and Driving with More than 80 mgs of Alcohol in Blood.


On September 19, 2021 at approximately 5:00 pm, police responded to a report of a male who sprayed bear mace in the area of the 300 block of 14th street. No individuals were contaminated with the spray.  A 31-year-old man was located and arrested. Officers say he was still in possession of the bear mace. He was later released to appear in court on November 22, 2021 on a charge of Possess Prohibited Weapon.

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