By Constable C. Hicks
On the morning of February 4th the owner of a van on Safari Road noticed that the vehicle had been entered. The vehicle had been rummaged through. There are no suspects at this time.
Sometime on February 4th or 5th suspects entered a vacant home on Centre Road. The owner discovered that a side door had been forced and entry gained. Copper pipes were removed from the basement. The scenes of crimes officer was advised. The owner checked with the neighbours with negative results.
During the early hours of February 5th suspects entered the rear window of a business on Highway 5. They continued upstairs and forced their way into the office area. Various items were taken. The scenes of crimes officer attended to collect evidence and police will be reviewing surveillance video. The investigation has been forwarded to the BEAR unit.
On February 5th at 5:42 pm a delivery person left his truck running while he made a delivery on Main Street. During that brief time the delivery truck and all its contents were stolen. No witnesses or video surveillance could be located. On February 6th at 6:30 am Brant County OPP advised that they had found the vehicle destroyed by fire.
In the early hours of February 6th vehicles on Browview Drive and Nisbet Boulevard were entered. Various items were taken from the vehicles. Police will be reviewing possible surveillance video from the area.
On the morning of February 7th police were dispatched to two motor vehicle collisions. One collision on Highway 6 and the other on Orkney Road. The one on Highway 6 involved a vehicle sliding on the slick roads and slowly coming into contact with another vehicle. This caused minor injuries and moderate damage. The other involved a school bus with one student on board. The bus avoided oncoming traffic and slid into a ditch. There were no reports of damage or injury.
Overnight on February 9th a vehicle was stolen from the lot of a business on Highway 5. The 2006 Grey GMC Yukon was taken from the lot close to the main entrance of the business.
Police were dispatched to four motor vehicle collisions on February 10th. One possible by a snow plow on Humphrey Street. The other three involved poor road conditions during the afternoon on Regional Road 97, Campbellville Road and Mill Street South. Thankfully there was no report of any injuries.
On February 10th police were called to Highway 8 for a motor vehicle collision involving at least 4 vehicles. Police examined the scene and spoke to witnesses. One of the drivers had an odour of alcohol on their breath and was unsteady on their feet. As a result the driver was arrested for being impaired. An empty can of alcohol was found on the driver. The driver was transported to the central station for the purpose of a breathalyzer test. As a result of that test the driver was charged with over 80 and Impaired Driving.