Norfolk OPP Police Press Releases

Update: Female Suspect in Custody; Suspect Vehicle Seized

(NORFOLK COUNTY, ON) – A female involved in a firearm-related incident in Delhi is now in custody, and investigators have seized the suspect vehicle.

On the evening of Wednesday, June 12, 2024, the Norfolk County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit, assisted by the Brantford Police Service, executed a search warrant at an address on Jamieson Court in Brantford, Ontario.

During the search of the property, investigators located and seized a black 2016 Ford Escape SUV. This vehicle had been identified as being involved in an incident two days earlier, where a firearm was discharged from inside the vehicle towards residences on Talbot Road and Queen Street in Delhi, Norfolk County. A male and a female were observed arriving at and leaving these addresses in this vehicle.

At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, the female suspect was taken into custody without incident at an address on Elgin Street in Brantford, Ontario.

Charged with the following alleged offences is 24-year-old Shannon DYMENT of Brantford, Ontario:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm,
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose,
  • Careless use of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition,
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm,
  • Discharge a firearm into or at a place in a reckless manner (two counts).

The accused was detained in custody and is scheduled to appear at a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice located in Simcoe.

Search efforts for the male suspect, identified as the driver of the Ford Escape SUV, are ongoing. He was described as Caucasian, approximately 20-30 years old, and was wearing a hat, sunglasses, a black balaclava, and a white shirt on the date of the incident.

The Norfolk County OPP Crime Unit is actively conducting an ongoing investigation and is appealing to the public for assistance. Anyone with relevant information is urged to contact the Norfolk County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online tip at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Any updates will be provided as new information becomes available.

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