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Police briefs: Officers nab two men with outstanding warrants

Brandon Police Service picked up two people with outstanding warrants for their arrest in the on Thursday.

First, officers received information that a 24-year-old man was on a premise in the 600 Block of Rosser Avenue and that he was wanted on a warrant.

Officers arrested the man, who spent the night at Brandon Correctional Centre before appearing in court Friday.

The man is charged with uttering threats, failing to attend for identification, and failing to show up for court.

Later the same day, a 43-year-old drunk man caused a disturbance at a motel in the 2700 Block of Victoria Avenue.

Officers attended and a records search on the man revealed a warrant for his arrest for breach of a conditional sentence.



A 20-year-old Gladstone man turned himself into police on Thursday in relation to a complaint of assaulting his common-law partner.

Investigation shows the man allegedly assaulted the woman on June 10, and then stole her cell phone two days later.

He faces two charges, one for assault and another for theft under $5,000.



Police received two calls about attempted theft of vehicles in Brandon on Friday morning.

First, a 2007 Ford pickup was targeted in the 400 Block of First Street, then, a 1999 Ford truck was targeted in the 800 Block of Princess Avenue.

The cases are believed to be related and are still under investigation.

Furthermore, a number of vehicles were entered and rummaged through with property stolen.

Seven vehicles, mainly west of 26th Street and south of Park Avenue were unlawfully entered.

In all cases, the vehicles were left unlocked and police remind owners to lock their doors, ensure windows are up and secure. They also suggest concealing valuable objects to minimize the chance of being broken into.



Sometime overnight, someone or a group of people broke into a business in the 2000 Block of Currie Boulevard.

A small amount of cash was stolen from the business.

A 2010 white Dodge Caravan was also stolen, and police are asking the public’s assistance locating the van with the license plate EXC197.

» Brandon Sun


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