Source: Brandon Police Service media release


At 7:45 p.m. Saturday, police attended to the area of 10th Street and VanHorne Avenue where a male was reported to be in possession of a knife while screaming at people in the area.


On arrival, the 36-year-old male from Brandon was found to be in possession of a pipe and a hammer. After a physical struggle, officers took the male into custody and lodged him in BPS cells for a remand hearing before a Justice today (Sunday, April 18, 2021).


The suspect faces charges of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, resisting arrest, and failing to comply with a previous release order. For more information from the April 18, 2021, Brandon Police Report click here.