Five Named People Are Facing Firearm And Drug Related Charges

Five Named People Are Facing Firearm And Drug Related Charges

Five Named People Are Facing Firearm And Drug Related Charges

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August 23, 2018
Brantford Police Service has charged four males and one female with numerous firearm
and drug related charges after an investigation on Hardy Road.

**items depicted in the picture above are only a sample of the items that were seized**
All five accused were held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Craig Allen BJERKSETH, Tyler Brandon CAMERON, Derek Thomas CONWAY, Joseph Chauncey WILLIAMS, Orenda Love POWLESS

On August 21, 2018 just after 1:00 a.m. the Brantford Police Service entered into an
investigation at a residence on Hardy Road. During the investigation Community Patrol
Officers observed firearms, ammunition and various forms of controlled substances
inside the residence. On Wednesday August 22, 2018 the BPS – Street Crime Unit
executed a Search Warrant at the residence. Located within the residence was:

 Smith and Wesson .357 Magnum handgun (reported stolen)
 Colt 1908 handgun
 Sawed off Ruger 10/22 rifle (reported stolen)
 Two Orion 12 gauge flare guns, modified to fire .22 cal. Ammunition
 Dan Wesson .177 cal. Revolver style BB gun
 143.94 grams of cocaine (schedule I) with a street value of $14.355.00
 8.91 grams of marijuana (schedule II) with a street value of $22.00
 Thirty Four cultivated marihuana plants in various stages of growth (schedule II)
with a street value of $ 34,000.
 Approximately $5000.00 Canadian Currency
 electronic scales, currency counter, coin counter and a large quantity of packaging
material
The estimated street value of drugs seized within the Hardy Road property was worth
over $48.000.00.
Craig Allen BJERKSETH, 23 years old from Brantford
• Careless storage of a firearm, section 86(1) of the Criminal Code x5
• Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, section 88(1) of the Criminal Code
x5
• Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, section 91(1) of the Criminal Code x5
• Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, section 92(1) of the
Criminal Code x5
• Possession of Restricted firearm with ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal
Code
• Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal
Code x2
• Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Commission of an Offence, section 96(1) of
the Criminal Code x2
• Possession of stolen property under $5000, section 355 (b) of the Criminal Code
x2
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (marihuana), section 5(2) of the
Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine), section 5(2) of the Controlled
Drugs and Substances Act
• Unlawfully produce substance (marihuana), contrary to section 7(1) of the
Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Tyler Brandon CAMERON, 25 year old from Brantford
• Careless storage of a firearm, section 86(1) of the Criminal Code x5
• Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, section 88(1) of the Criminal Code
x5
• Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, section 91(1) of the Criminal Code x5
• Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, section 92(1) of the
Criminal Code x5
• Possession of Restricted firearm with ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal
Code
• Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal
Code x2
• Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Commission of an Offence, section 96(1) of
the Criminal Code x2
• Possession of stolen property under $5000, section 355 (b) of the Criminal Code
x2
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (marihuana), section 5(2) of the
Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine), section 5(2) of the Controlled
Drugs and Substances Act
• Unlawfully produce substance (marihuana), contrary to section 7(1) of the
Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
· Breach of Probation 733.1 CCC
Derek Thomas CONWAY, 31 years old from Brantford
• Careless storage of a firearm, section 86(1) of the Criminal Code x5
• Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, section 88(1) of the Criminal Code
x5
• Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, section 91(1) of the Criminal Code x5
• Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, section 92(1) of the
Criminal Code x5
• Possession of Restricted firearm with ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal
Code
• Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal
Code x2
• Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Commission of an Offence, section 96(1) of
the Criminal Code x2
• Possession of stolen property under $5000, section 355 (b) of the Criminal Code
x2
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (marihuana), section 5(2) of the
Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine), section 5(2) of the Controlled
Drugs and Substances Act
• Unlawfully produce substance (marihuana), contrary to section 7(1) of the
Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Joseph Chauncey WILLIAMS, 26 year old from Ohsweken
• Careless storage of a firearm, section 86(1) of the Criminal Code x5
• Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, section 88(1) of the Criminal Code
x5
• Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, section 91(1) of the Criminal Code x5
• Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, section 92(1) of the
Criminal Code x5
• Possession of Restricted firearm with ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal
Code
• Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal
Code x2
• Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Commission of an Offence, section 96(1) of
the Criminal Code x2
• Possession of stolen property under $5000, section 355 (b) of the Criminal Code
x2
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (marihuana), section 5(2) of the
Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine), section 5(2) of the Controlled
Drugs and Substances Act
• Unlawfully produce substance (marihuana), section 7(1) of the Controlled Drugs
and Substances Act.
• Breach of Undertaking 145(3) CC, section 145(3) Criminal Code
Orenda Love POWLESS, 20 years old from Brantford
• Careless storage of a firearm, section 86(1) of the Criminal Code x5
• Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, section 88(1) of the Criminal Code
x5
• Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, section 91(1) of the Criminal Code x5
• Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, section 92(1) of the
Criminal Code x5
• Possession of Restricted firearm with ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal
Code
• Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal
Code x2
• Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Commission of an Offence, section 96(1) of
the Criminal Code x2
• Possession of stolen property under $5000, section 355 (b) of the Criminal Code
x2
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (marihuana), section 5(2) of the
Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine), section 5(2) of the Controlled
Drugs and Substances Act
• Unlawfully produce substance (marihuana), section 7(1) of the Controlled Drugs
and Substances Act.

John Bradford

John Bradford

It is time to fill the void as a result of Brant News closing. Online...free...no flyers delivered... I'm ready. I have been in media for over 50 years: Television Broadcasting; Print Investigative and Photo Journalism ; a VERY brief turn in Radio; Cable Television; and now publishing a live Digital News Platform. My community board contributions have covered: Health Care (BGH, John Noble Home and Lansdowne Children's Centre); Post Secondary Education; Special Olympics, Sports Council; Victim Services; Rotary; and Physician Recruitment Task Force. Married with 3 daughters, 6 grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren, one great grandson and one step great grandson. My spare time passions include professional and amateur photography, soap stone carving, writing, travel and scuba diving as a Dive Master. Finally, I have served as a City Councillor for 4 years and as a community advocate/consultant for residents and local business for 8 years since then. Join us in sharing stories 4BRANT

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