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Brandon Gets Pickleball

WINNIPEG - Stanley Park in Brandon is getting Pickleball. Starting tomorrow, the park's Tennis courts will be converted over to Pickleball courts. The city's other tennis courts will remain. If you're wondering what the heck Pickleball is, it's a combination of tennis, ping pong and badminton and you can see more here. Photos: @CityBrandon

Brandon Biting Incident

WINNIPEG - Brandon police have a man in custody after two people were bitten. The security guards were attempting to remove a guy from the Town Centre when he bit them. This happened yesterday afternoon. The suspect faces assault charges. He's also accused of concealing a large knife at the time of the incident.

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Brandon Gets Pickleball

WINNIPEG - Stanley Park in Brandon is getting Pickleball. Starting tomorrow, the park's Tennis courts will be converted over to Pickleball courts. The city's other tennis courts will remain. If you're wondering what the heck Pickleball is, it's a combination of tennis, ping pong and badminton and you can see more here. Photos: @CityBrandon

Brandon Biting Incident

WINNIPEG - Brandon police have a man in custody after two people were bitten. The security guards were attempting to remove a guy from the Town Centre when he bit them. This happened yesterday afternoon. The suspect faces assault charges. He's also accused of concealing a large knife at the time of the incident.

Mandatory Masks At Brandon Airport

WINNIPEG - The city of Brandon says face masks will be mandatory at the airport there starting Friday. Officials say it became necessary because of the growing number of people attending the terminal for WestJet's summer flight schedule. This is in addition to Transport Canada's requirement for people to wear a mask on planes and…

Assiniboine River In Brandon Drops

WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine River in Brandon is back below flood stage. The city says it continues to closely monitor water levels upstream. The province reports water levels at the Rivers Dam remain high but stable. Brandon's 18th Street North and Grand Valley Road intersection remains closed until the threat of flash flooding has completely…

Brandon Braces For More

WINNIPEG - The heat is bad enough but now Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Brandon and much of Southwestern Manitoba. Conditions are favorable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, damaging hail and torrential rain. Severe thunderstorms associated with a low pressure system…

Severe Weather In Brandon

WINNIPEG - About four thousand Manitoba Hydro customers are without power after severe thunderstorms rolled through western Manitoba late yesterday and last night. It's hoped power can be restored to most people by mid-day. Environment Canada says Brandon got about 150 millimetres of rain. Other areas may have seen even more than that. There also…

CALLED COPS ON HERSELF

WINNIPEG - In Brandon, a woman has been arrested after she called police. She phoned to report people in her home who were refusing to leave. When officers arrived, they found the woman alone, under the influence of Meth. It turns out the 41 year old woman was the subject of a warrant for theft…

LATEST FROM BRANDON COPS

WINNIPEG - Here’s the latest from Brandon police... On Thursday morning, an employee of CP Rail observed a vehicle with a smashed window driving in the area of Canadian Pacific property near 9th St North. The witness thought the driver was impaired. The vehicle was not located after the area was patrolled. The vehicle was…

DEADLY FIRE NEAR BRANDON

WINNIPEG - A 71 year old woman has died in a house fire in Wawanesa, Manitoba. Brandon Police are investigating, along with the Fire Commissioner. About 5:30 last night, the woman was found unresponsive inside the home. She was rushed to hospital but was later pronounced dead.

Armoured Rescue Vehicle for Brandon Police

MANITOBA - Province of Manitoba announced that a new tactical vehicle has been delivered to the Brandon Police Service. The new tactical vehicle will help ensure high-risk incidents in southwest Manitoba can be resolved quickly and safely, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen said in a release. “Having the proper tools can help police officers respond quickly…

Missing 16-Year-Old Girl

BRANDON - The family of a missing 16-year-old girl are asking for the public's help in locating her. Brandon Police say, 16-year-old Katrianne Ironstand was last seen in Brandon on July 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm near Tim Horton’s in the 2800 block of Victoria Ave in Brandon itself. Police believe it's possible Katrianne is…

Missing 13-Year-Old May be in Winnipeg

BRANDON - Police in Brandon are asking for the public's help locating a missing 13-year-old boy. Josh Beaulieu, 13, has been missing since December 24th, 2018. Brandon Police believe that Josh is in the Winnipeg area. Anyone with information regarding Josh or his whereabouts is asked to call Brandon Crime Stoppers at 204-727-(TIPS) 8477. -…

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…

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