Possession of a Weapon

At approximately 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Brandon police conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle in the 200 block of 18 St North. 

The people in the vehicle were identified and a male passenger was found to be the subject of a court order not to communicate with the female driver.  The court order stemmed from a domestic assault charge that was still pending between the two parties in the vehicle. 

The 32-year-old male of Swan Valley First Nation was arrested for failing to comply with the release order.  During a search incident to arrest, homemade “brass knuckles” fashioned from steel were located.  The male was held in custody overnight.

He was to appear in court today charged with possession of a weapon and failing to comply with his release order.

Courtesy: Brandon Police Service Media release