Contact Information

Brandon Police Service

1020 Victoria Avenue
Brandon, MB

Emergencies 911

Non-Emergencies 204-729-2345

September 22, 2021

Update: Structure Fire – Residential Complex 1400 Pacific Ave

Original release:

https://www.brandon.ca/news/media-releases/21-september-2021fire

This morning, emergency personnel remain on scene to monitor the structure.  The fire has been extinguished and an investigation into the cause of the fire will begin after Fire Inspectors are able to assess any safety concerns.  The extent of the damage is significant from fire, smoke and water.  Pacific Avenue remains blocked off to motorists and pedestrians.  We would like to request that people continue to avoid the area if possible.

There are 48 units within the complex.  Authorities are still working to determine if all the residents are accounted for. 

Last night, residents of neighbouring buildings were also evacuated as a precaution.  No other structures were damaged. 

 

Bear Mace Incident - Suspect Arrested

On September 22, 2021 at approximately 2:30 am, police responded to a report of an individual who had been sprayed with bear mace in the area of the 700 block of Percy Street.  The suspect fled the area in a cab.

Investigation led police to the location of the 25-year-old male.  He was arrested and lodged at Brandon Police Service.  He will appear in court today on charges of Assault with Weapon, Possess Weapon, Fail to comply with Probation, and Possess Weapon Contrary to Prohibition Order.

 

Break and Enter to Residence – Suspect Arrested

On September 21, 2021, police responded to a report of a break and enter to a residence in the 500 block of 15th street.  The suspect entered the residence between September 20 and September 21 and proceeded to cause damage to furniture upholstery by ripping it and pouring sugar on it. 

Investigation led police to locate and arrest an 18-year-old female who was responsible.  She was later released to appear in court on November 18, 2021 on charges of Break and Enter and Mischief.

 

Break and Enter to Business

On September 21, 2021, police responded to a report of a break and enter to a business in the 1500 block of 18th street.  The suspect entered through a south entrance by forcing a door shortly after 5:00 am.  It is not believed that anything was stolen.  Anyone with information regarding this Break and Enter is encouraged to contact Brandon Police Service at 204-729-2345 or https://www.brandon.ca/police-contact/police-contact.

 

IPDA

On September 21, 2021, police responded to a report of an intoxicated female in the 1800 block of Brandon Ave. shortly before midnight.  The 32-year-old female was in no condition to care for herself and was lodged at Brandon Police Service until sober.

 

Fail to Comply with Release Order

On September 22, 2021, police responded to a report of an unwanted male from a residence shortly before 1:00 am.  Police learned that the 38-year-old male was not to have contact with the complainant according to a release order.  He was arrested and lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today.

 

Arrest Warrants

On September 21, 2021, police located and arrested a 45-year-old female who was wanted on an outstanding charge of Fail to Comply with Probation.  She was released to appear in court on November 3, 2021.

On September 21, 2021, police located and arrested a 22-year-old female who was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant.  She was also found to have consumed alcohol contrary to a release condition.  She was later released to appear in court on November 15, 2021 on charges of Fail to Appear in court and Fail to Comply with Release Order.

 

Sergeant Kirby Sararas #119

Public Information Officer

Community Support

For media inquiries: (204)729-2373 or k.sararas@brandon.ca

 

For general inquiries or to file a report:

(204)729-2345 or https://www.brandon.ca/police-contact/police-contact

 

Anyone with information on any unsolved crime is asked to call Brandon Crime Stoppers at 204-727-(TIPS) 8477, www.brandoncrimestoppers.com or by texting BCSTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637).  Crime Stoppers pays up to $2000.00 cash for information that leads to the solution of a crime.

CRIME STOPPERS 204-727-TIPS