Brantford police charge man with Peel Variety...
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Jan 11, 2017  |  Vote 0    0

Brantford police charge man with Peel Variety robbery

Accused stopped driving stolen vehicle

Brant News

A man caught driving a stolen vehicle also faces charges from the robbery of a Brantford variety store.

On Tuesday at 11:25 p.m., Brantford police officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Victoria Street. An investigation revealed the vehicle had been reported stolen earlier in the day.

The officers later stopped a man seen driving away in the vehicle and arrested him on a charge of being in possession of a stolen vehicle.

Further investigation found evidence the driver may be responsible for the robbery of Peel Variety in Brantford on Monday, Jan. 9.

Facing charges of robbery with a weapon, disguising self with intent to commit a crime, assault with a weapon, possession of stolen property and possession of break-in instruments is Shawn Joseph Farmer, 22, of Brantford.

He was held for a bail hearing.

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