Brandon police arrest two girls for intoxicated street fighting

Brandon police report, Aug. 13, 2014

SGT. DALLAS LOCKHART, Public Information Officer

Just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday evening, police members on patrol came upon two girls fighting in the 800 block Rosser Avenue. Both were determined to be intoxicated. One of the combatants, a 17-year-old from Brandon, was found to be on a Probation Order and she was breaching conditions of that. She was arrested and lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre overnight and will be released later this morning. She will appear in Brandon Provincial Court on Sept. 2.  The second participant in the fight, who is 14 years old, was also lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre overnight and will be released later this morning with a ticket for under aged drinking.

Arrest warrant executed

Just before 10 p.m. Tuesday, police received a report from a mother that her 26-year-old daughter had returned home and she believed there was a warrant for her arrest. Members confirmed the warrant and subsequently arrested the woman without incident. She was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre overnight and will appear in court today.


Police made a number of other minor arrests over the preceding 24 hours:

• A 33-year-old male was lodged under Intoxicated Persons Detention Act (IPDA) after he was found passed-out on a lawn in the 900 block 11th Street just after 12 p.m.;

• A 15-year-old female was detained on the strength of an apprehension order and was subsequently transported to the Youth Addictions Stabilization Unit in Winnipeg;

•A 43-year-old male from Brandon was found passed-out in the Keystone Centre complex at approximately 3:50 p.m. yesterday afternoon and was also lodged under the IPDA;

•At 3:04 a.m. this morning, a 32-year-old male was lodged under the IPDA after being found passed-out near the corner of 12th Street North and Assiniboine Avenue;

•At 4:53 a.m. this morning, a 21-year-old male was intoxicated and being a nuisance at the hospital, but was not a patient. He refused to leave when asked to do so by staff there so police were called and he was taken into custody to prevent a breach of the peace. He was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre to be released once sober.

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