Hamilton Police Service - Archive (media)

2018
10
December
2018
Hamilton Police have concluded the investigation into the stabbing of Joshua Leo and the assault of a second male. The two accused appeared in court to answer to charges of Manslaughter and Assault with Weapon. On Friday, December 7th, 2018 at app...
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10
December
2018
FURTHER UPDATE A second individual in this matter was arrested on Sunday evening without incident. The 27 year-old accused will be in court in Hamilton on Monday morning and will be charged with Manslaughter and Assault with a Weapon. All weapo...
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09
December
2018
The victim of the City’s 9th homicide has been identified as 17-year-old Joshua LEO of Hamilton. On Saturday, December 8, 2018, a search warrant was issued for a Hamilton Mountain residence. A vehicle, believed to be the get-a-way car, was seized ...
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08
December
2018
Around 4.30pm on Friday December 7, 2018 a 911 call was received requesting medical assistance for a male who was suffering from a serious stab wound to the chest in the area of Kingfisher Drive and Upper Wentworth St, close to the McDonald’s restaur...
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07
December
2018
Hamilton Police charged two males after finding drugs and firearms in a Hamilton Mountain residence. On December 6, 2018, Hamilton Police Vice and Drug branch executed a search warrant at a Hamilton Mountain residence. Once inside the home, police...
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06
December
2018
Last night Hamilton Police arrested a 23- year-old Hamilton man for Stunt Driving. He had been driving while his licence was suspended. The driver was issued two court summons and his vehicle has been seized for seven days. On Wednesday, December ...
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05
December
2018
Hamilton Police BEAR unit continues to investigate an early morning Break and Enter to a downtown business. The suspect was scared off by a witness after obtaining several items. If you have any information, please contact police. On Sunday, Septe...
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04
December
2018
Police responded to a townhouse complex on the Stoney Creek Mountain to investigate a shooting incident. Two males dressed in construction type clothing were the primary suspects. One of the males was arrested in Ottawa and brought into custody with ...
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04
December
2018
Hamilton Police are offering a $50,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the persons responsible for the murder of Angelo Musitano. On May 2, 2017, Angelo Musitano was shot and killed as he arrived home in his ...
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03
December
2018
Two proactive traffic stops over the weekend resulted in the arrests of three Hamilton men, the recovery of a stolen auto and drugs and the issuing of several court summons. Along with responding to calls for service, Hamilton Police officers continu...
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30
November
2018
Hamilton Police have arrested and charged a male in connection with an overnight homicide in the area of Melvin Avenue and Parkdale Avenue North. George Opassinis, 55, has been charged with first degree murder. Shortly after 1:30 a.m. on November ...
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30
November
2018
Hamilton Police attended DHL Express after a suspicious package was located amongst their shipments. The building was evacuated as the package was investigated. It was later determined to be safe. On Thursday, November 29, 2018, shortly after 10:3...
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30
November
2018
Hamilton Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred last night in the area of Upper Wentworth and East 24th Street. Witnesses are asked to contact police with information. On Thursday, November 29, 2018, shortly before ...
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30
November
2018
Hamilton police are currently investigating an overnight homicide. Shortly after 1:30 a.m. this morning, Hamilton Police responded to an apartment located in the area of Melvin Avenue and Parkdale Avenue North, Hamilton. Police are investigatin...
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29
November
2018
Missing person Karly Knowles has been located and is safe. Hamilton Police would like to thank everyone who assisted in this investigation.    ...
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29
November
2018
After receiving information about illegal drug activity in the Stoney Creek area, Hamilton Police opened an investigation. A search warrant was granted and when executed police located a substantial amount of illicit drugs and an undisclosed amount o...
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28
November
2018
Hamilton Police Service seeks the public’s assistance in locating missing person, Karly Knowles. Karly was reported missing on Tuesday, November 27 2018. Through investigation police believe Karly may be in the City of Burlington, Ontario. Karl...
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23
November
2018
Police have arrested a Hamilton man after an investigation into drug trafficking in the east end of Hamilton. Through the execution of a search warrant, police recovered a stolen firearm and the seized illicit drugs and cash. On Thursday, November...
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23
November
2018
Hamilton Police have arrested a male and female after a search warrant on James Street South yields cocaine and a large quantity of cash. On November 21, 2018 shortly after 5:30 a.m., Hamilton Police executed a search warrant on an apartment on Ja...
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23
November
2018
Hamilton Police conducted an investigation of a Grimsby man known to frequent the Hamilton area in relation to local thefts and trafficking drugs. A search warrant was granted and when executed police located stolen property along with crystal meth i...
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23
November
2018
Hamilton Police has identified the victim in the 7th Homicide of 2018: Marko (Mark) Bakir, 31 years old of Hamilton. Police continue to investigate and are appealing for witnesses to come forward. If you have any information that you believe...
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23
November
2018
Hamilton Police Service is appealing for witnesses after a homicide on Clifton Downs Road in Hamilton. On Thursday, November 22, 2018, just before 9:00 p.m., Hamilton Police were called to an address on Clifton Downs Road for a male victim in his ...
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22
November
2018
On November 21, 2018, shortly before 9:00 a.m., police attended the area of the Lincoln Alexander Parkway (LINC), for a five-car collision. The vehicles were all travelling westbound in the passing lane between Garth Street and Mohawk Road West when ...
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22
November
2018
An overnight truck rollover resulted in the closure of the Red Hill Valley Expressway. The truck left the roadway striking a King Street overpass abutment releasing several litres of liquid asphalt. The two occupants of the truck were transported to ...
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22
November
2018
On Wednesday, November 21, 2018, shortly before 10:20 p.m., a single motor vehicle collision occurred on Harrison Road, near the Binbrook Conservation Area. Police believe a 2011 Audi sedan was travelling south on Harrison Road at a high rate of spee...
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21
November
2018
Hamilton Police continues to seek witnesses in the Michael Campbell homicide and identify the male witness who was captured on video at Sheila’s Place Restaurant in Hamilton. On August 8, 2018, Michael Campbell was killed and three other persons s...
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21
November
2018
Hamilton Police Reconstruction Unit would like to speak with witnesses to a collision involving an elderly female pedestrian and commercial truck that occurred at Barton Street East and Lottridge Street On Tuesday, November 20, 2018. The pedestrian w...
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20
November
2018
Hamilton Police Service have closed the Michael Sullivan homicide after the main suspect in the case was recently found deceased. On July 29, 2013, 51-year-old Michael Sullivan was killed after being struck by a truck. Michael was riding his bicyc...
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20
November
2018
Hamilton Police BEAR unit is looking for public assistance to identify the male captured on surveillance camera. On August 18, 2018, shortly before 1:00 a.m., Police responded to a break and enter to the Canadian Tire located at 1283 Barton Street...
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20
November
2018
On November 9, 2018, a robbery took place at the Big Bee Convenience Store on Cannon Street East, Hamilton. Police are looking to identify the male caught on store surveillance. The Big Bee Convenience Store located at 440 Cannon Street East, Hami...
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