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Brandon Taxicab Driver Head-Butted by Aggressive Passenger

Brandon Taxicab Driver Head-Butted by Aggressive Passenger

Brandon Police Service CrestA Brandon taxicab driver was head-butted on Thursday after a non-paying customer became irate when asked to leave his vehicle.

Brandon police responded to the 100 block of Princess Avenue at around 12:05 a.m. and found the driver bleeding from his forehead.

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Man Jumps Out of Hotel Window to Escape Brandon Police

Man Jumps Out of Hotel Window to Escape Brandon Police

Brandon Police Service CrestBrandon police were called to a west end hotel on Friday after staff say a man falsely identified himself as working for a national company to obtain a hotel room.

Police arrived and the man jumped out of the hotel room window to try and get away. The canine unit was brought in and tracked the guest to a garden shed in the area.

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Manitoba Boy, 12, Sentenced for Crash That Totalled Luxury Car, Transit Bus

Manitoba Boy, 12, Sentenced for Crash That Totalled Luxury Car, Transit Bus

By The Canadian Press

Brandon Police Service CrestBRANDON, Man. — A 12-year-old boy in Brandon, Man., has been given 18 months of supervised probation for stealing a car and running a transit bus off the road into a building.

The boy, who can’t be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act,, was sentenced Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to a number charges, including theft of a motor vehicle and multiple breaches of recognizance.

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New Look for Manitoba’s Burning Ban Signs

New Look for Manitoba’s Burning Ban Signs

Fire Ban Sign
New signage for burning bans in Manitoba is unveiled at the Keystone Centre in Brandon on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. (@MIN_SCHULER / TWITTER)

The Manitoba government has unveiled a single look for roadside burning ban signs in the province.

During a meeting of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) in Brandon on Tuesday, the province encouraged all local governments to adopt the new signage.

A variety of different signage is currently used to communicate a fire ban is in place.

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