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Brantford police arrest drunk driver who stopped at green light

A 29-year-old male was arrested after he was found lurking around residences.

Brantford Police Services were called just after noon on April 25 after a community member saw a man going into a backyard.

Community Patrol Officers went to the home and saw that the rear door had been kicked in. Police then the male breaking out a screen in a front upstairs window of the residence. The man jumped out the window and fled, but police caught him and he was arrested without incident as he tried to go into a motel.

Police believe he rented a room at the motel using identification that was previously reported stolen and at the man was bound by court orders with conditions and was also wanted on outstanding warrants from another jurisdiction.

The Waterloo residents was charged with break and enter with intent, possession of break in instruments, possession of stolen property, utter forged documents, personation and breach of Probation.

Brantford Police officers arrested an intoxicated driver after watching a vehicle weave in and out of lanes and stop for a green light.

Just before 2 a.m. On April 26 officers saw a vehicle speeding on Dunsdon Street and saw it weave in and out of marked lanes. The driver even stopped at a green light. Officers conducted a stop and arrested and taken to Brantford Police Services where he provided breath samples that were two times over the legal limit.

A 25-year-old Brantford man was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and impaired over 80. His license was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

A 26-year-old Ohsweken man was arrested after assaulting an ex-girlfriend.

Brantford Police Services received a 9-1-1 call on April 26th, just after 2 a.m. Police found a woman who had fled her residence on Grey Street after the physical altercation. Her ex-boyfriend had come to the home to talk about their relationship, but the two fought and it turned physical The victim was struck a number of times. She was transported to Brantford General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers found the male in the home and he was arrested without incident.

He was charged with assault causing bodily harm and breach of recognizance.

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