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Brandon Police - It’s 9 O’clock - LOCK IT UP Campaign

BRANDON - Brandon Police have launched a new program aimed at reducing the number of residential thefts in the city. Brandon Police said that most incidents of willful damage, theft from sheds/garages, theft from vehicles, bicycles thefts and other property crime happen overnight under the cover of darkness. In many cases, vehicles, sheds and garages…

New Tactical Equipment for Brandon Police

Brandon Police will soon be receiving more than $76,500 in tactical equipment in an effort to increase safety in high-risk situations. The equipment will be funded from Manitoba’s Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund. Funding will be used to purchase ballistic vests and helmets for members of the BPS tactical unit, ensuring they are better protected when…

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Brandon Police - It’s 9 O’clock - LOCK IT UP Campaign

BRANDON - Brandon Police have launched a new program aimed at reducing the number of residential thefts in the city. Brandon Police said that most incidents of willful damage, theft from sheds/garages, theft from vehicles, bicycles thefts and other property crime happen overnight under the cover of darkness. In many cases, vehicles, sheds and garages…

New Tactical Equipment for Brandon Police

Brandon Police will soon be receiving more than $76,500 in tactical equipment in an effort to increase safety in high-risk situations. The equipment will be funded from Manitoba’s Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund. Funding will be used to purchase ballistic vests and helmets for members of the BPS tactical unit, ensuring they are better protected when…

Free Recycling Bins For Brandon Residents

BRANDON - Families in Brandon will soon be receiving a free Recycle Everywhere bin in an effort to make in-home beverage container recycling more convenient. The 16,000 bins are being delivered in response to a pilot study which showed that there was an increase in the recovery of beverage containers and other recyclables in households…

Brandon Police Officer Cleared in Intimate Photo Exchange

WINNIPEG — An investigation has found that a police officer in Brandon, Man. did not break the law by receiving and viewing intimate images of a woman who was applying for a job with the force. The Independent Investigation Unit, a civilian−led provincial agency, says the images were relevant to the hiring process. The agency…

Brandon Welcomes The Harlem Globetrotters

BRANDON - After 91 years of thrilling crowds of basketball fans all over the world, the Harlem Globetrotters are ready to take it to a new level in Brandon this November. The Globetrotters show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment, with all-star Showmen like Big Easy Lofton, Hi-Lite Bruton, Ant Atkinson, and Hammer…

14-Year-Old Burglar Busted in Brandon

BRANDON - Brandon Police arrested a under age boy at 2:30 in the morning for multiple thefts in the city. Early Sunday morning police say a 14-year old Brandon boy was arrested after he broke-in to a business compound in the 300 Block of Park Avenue East. The boy was also in possession of several…

A 39 and 16-Year-Old Shot During Brandon Robbery

BRANDON - A 61-year-old man from Calgary was charged Thursday afternoon for two counts of attempted murder after a shooting in Brandon. It's believed that an alleged Robbery escalated with a shotgun being produced and shots being fired in the 200 Block of Highland Avenue. Police say two people were shot , a 39-year-old man…

Brandon Police Looking Identify Arson Suspect in This Video

BRANDON - Police in Brandon are hoping the public can help identify the man in the video. Police say, around 3:00 AM on May 14th of this year, there was a structure fire in the 300 Block of Queens Avenue. It was determined that a fire was deliberately set to a shed which was attached…

A Simple Traffic Stop Means Jail for Man Who Didn't Pay Support

BRANDON - A man who hasn't been paying support lands himself in jail after a Brandon police traffic stop. Around the lunch hour on Friday, Brandon police stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of 11th Street. During the stop, police learned the driver, a 43-years-old man, did not have a valid driver’s license or…

Wanted by Brandon Police

BRANDON - Law enforcement agencies in Manitoba provide pictures and details of individuals that are wanted by police on a regular basis. The Manitoba Post brings you those details and photos of wanted people in our province weekly and as needed by police. Please share this with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. Brandon Police…

Brandon Man and Woman Facing Multiple Firearms Charges

BRANDON - A Brandon police investigation has ended with a man and woman from the city facing multiple charges. The investigation started following a complaint of the theft of 15 firearms from a Brandon residence earlier this month. Police said a 34 year-old woman and a 34 year-old man, both from Brandon, were arrested Tuesday…

Work Not Done for Brandon Fire Crews

BRANDON — As a massive fire in downtown Brandon on Saturday began threatening other buildings, the chief of the Souris−Glenwood volunteer fire department was loading fertilizer into a truck at a farm 45 kilometres away. Brian Parham received a text from his son, who is also a volunteer firefighter, letting him know the Christie’s Office…

Devastating Fires in Downtown Brandon

BRANDON — A blaze that Premier Brian Pallister called "massive" has burned through several buildings in downtown Brandon, Man., including one with dozens of apartments managed by community groups. "It’s just devastating. We’re thinking of all the families that live in that building," said Debbie Huntinghawk, president of the Brandon Friendship Centre, which managed one…

Brandon Joins The Party, Announcing The Wheat City Whiteout

BRANDON - The Whiteout is growing! The Keystone Centre announced today the Wheat City Whiteout Viewing Party for Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference final. Tickets for both games are just $5.00 and it includes admission to the Westoba Family Skate prior to each game. "our community was asking for this even and…

Brandon Man Stabbed in The Neck

BRANDON - Friday night around 11:00PM a man in his mid-30's was stabbed in the neck on Rosser Avenue. Police said the stabbing occurred following an altercation in the in 900 Block of Rosser Avenue. The suspect, a 32-year old woman from Brandon was arrested a short time later near the scene. The man was…

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