Six Nations Man Charged With Theft Of a Motor Vehicle


Male Charged


(BRANT COUNTY, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Brant County detachment investigated an incident after being called to a Middleport Road, Brant County address.


On Saturday, November 3, 2018 at approximately 8:48 a.m., police were contacted by a resident reporting a suspicious male.


Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that a male attended the address and was observed acting suspicious around a vehicle that was located on the property. Police were immediately called at which time officers arrived on scene. The male immediately fled on foot through a farmers fields however he was taken into custody without incident.


Further investigation determined that the male was involved in a theft of a motor vehicle from the same property on Friday, November 2, 2018.


As a result, police arrested and charged 36-year-old Nicholas Joel SHIPMAN of Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation with the following offences:


  • Theft of motor vehicle
  • Driving while disqualified
  • Fail to comply with probation order.


He is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Brantford at a later date.

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