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Valleyview apartment fire in Brandon deemed accidental - BPS

By: Q Country/Star FM News
Posted: September 23, 2021 10:00

Police make arrests in assault and theft cases

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Brandon police report that following an investigation into the  fire at 1400 Pacific Avenue on Tuesday September 21, 2021, members of the Office of the Fire Commissioner and Brandon Fire & Emergency Services have determined the cause of the fire to be accidental. All residents of this building are officially accounted for and safe.

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On September 22, 2021, police responded to a report of a male laying down in the grass in the 1200 block of 12th Street. The male was found to be intoxicated and was lodged at Brandon Police Service as he was in no condition to care for himself. Police later learned that the 35-year-old was a suspect in a break and enter to a business in the 1500 block of 18th Street, which occurred on September 21, 2021. He was identified through security footage from the business. He was arrested for Break and Enter with Intent and will be released to appear in court on November 22, 2021.

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Safer Neighbourhoods and Policing Initiative – SNAP Reminder: Owners of security camera systems within City of Brandon limits can access the Safer Neighbourhoods and Policing Initiative registration system at https://snap.brandon.ca  Once here, they can put in their contact information, location, and number of security cameras, which police will in turn see populated on a map of the City of Brandon with the location of any cameras. For more information on SNAP, please visit: https://www.brandon.ca/what-we-do/s-n-a-p-initiative or https://www.brandon.ca/news/media-releases/04-august-2021snap 

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On September 22, 2021, police responded to a report of an assault in a residence shortly after 4:00 am. Investigation revealed that the suspect allegedly struck the victim on the head with a weight scale. The victim did not require medical attention. Police say the suspect, a 28-year-old man, left the residence following the assault, but was located and arrested at 3:30 pm. He was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today on charges of Assault and Assault with a Weapon.

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On September 22, 2021, while responding to a residence on a separate matter, police learned that an assault also took place. The suspect allegedly threw the victim out of the residence, ripped the door handle off a vehicle, and struck the victim. The victim did not require medical attention. A 25-year-old man was arrested and later released to appear in court on December 23, 2021 on a charge of Assault and Mischief Under $5000.

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On September 22, 2021, shortly before 12:00 pm, police responded to a report of theft of merchandise from a business in the 900 block of Victoria Avenue allegedly by a male suspect. Employees recognized the male as the same suspect from a theft the day before. The male allegedly provided a false name to police before he was identified. He was arrested and later released to appear in court on November 29, 2021 on charges of Theft Under $5000 and Public Mischief.

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On September 22, 2021, police located and arrested a 26-year-old female who was wanted on outstanding charges. She was lodged at Brandon Police Service and appeared in court on charges of Fail to comply with Undertaking and Possession CDSA.

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