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Brant OPP Weekend Report

(BRANT COUNTY, ON) – Over the course of the weekend, members of the Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were busy doing their part to keep our communities safe.

(Paris) – TRAFFIC INVESTIGATION LEADS TO CRIMINAL CHARGES

On Sunday June 13, 2021 at 2:50 a.m., officers with the Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) initiated a traffic stop on William Street in the Town of Paris. The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police detachment for testing.

Police have charged Eric Meleiros DASILVA, 36 years-of-age from Brant County with:

·        Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus),

·        Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs,

·        Operation while prohibited under the criminal code (three counts) and

·        Driving while under suspension (two counts).

The accused has been released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice located in Brantford, Ontario at a later date.

 (Highway 403) – OUT OF PROVINCE DRIVER FACING STUNT CHARGES

On Friday, June 11, 2021, at approximately 8:54 p.m., an officer with the Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) initiated a traffic stop on Highway 403 in the County of Brant. The officer was conducting speed enforcement when they located a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle’s speed was determined to be in excess of 50 km/h over the speed limit in a posted 100 km/h zone.

Police have charged Iboro Ignatius ENOH, 29-years-of-age from Winnipeg, Manitoba with the following offences:

·           Race a motor vehicle – excessive speed and

·           Speeding 50+ kilometres per hour over the speed limit.

The vehicle was impounded at the roadside and the individual’s driver’s licence was suspended for 7 days.

The driver is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice located in Brantford at a later date.

(Paris) – THEFT OF PRIDE SIGNS IN PARIS

On Sunday June 13, 2021, members of Brant County OPP responded to a theft report at an address on Grand River Street North, near Homestead Road, in the Town of Paris.

Sometime overnight, an unknown person removed a Pride sign from the front lawn of a residence. Over the past week, police have received similar complaints for thefts of the signs indicating “Love is Love” in the areas of Victoria Street, Catherine Street and St. Andrew Street in the Town of Paris.

If you have any information, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or *OPP (677) on your mobile phone. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.crimestoppersbb.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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