On Wednesday September 20, 2017 shortly before 9:00 p.m. the BPS Street Crime Unit observed two persons inside a motor vehicle parked on Colborne Street West engaged in drug activity.
When Officers approached the vehicle and attempted to arrest the passenger he fled the area on foot. A short foot pursuit ensued where the accused was arrested in the rear of a Colborne Street West address. During the pursuit a bag was tossed by the accused. The Brantford Police Service K9 Unit attended and was successful with locating the tossed bag which was found in a Winniett Street backyard. The bag contained 11.01 grams of cocaine with a street value of $1,100.00 and 158.45 grams of marihuana with a street value of $1,585.00 and Canadian currency of just under $6,000.00. The accused was also found to have just over $1000.00 on his person.
The accused, a 17 year old Brantford man has been charged with Trafficking in a controlled substance (marihuana), Possession for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine), and Possession for the purpose of trafficking (marihuana) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Possession of property obtained by crime of the Criminal Code. The accused was held for a bail hearing.
The Driver of the vehicle, a 19 year old Brantford man was arrested without incident. The driver was found to be in possession of 28.1 grams of Marihuana with an estimated street value of $280.00. The Driver is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and released on an Appearance Notice with a future court date.