Hamilton, Ontario,
12
August
2019
|
16:00
America/New_York

Arrest Made in Car Entry Investigations

The Hamilton Police Service has continued to investigate incidents involving car entries at apartment building residences in the Stoney Creek area. One suspect has been arrested and the second suspect identified.

On Monday, August 5, 2019, between 10:00 p.m. and 10:50 p.m., two males broke into an apartment building located at 10 Village Green Boulevard. They attended the underground parking lot and entered several vehicles, stealing various personal items. Security cameras captured the males entering the lobby.

Hamilton Police was notified of the incident the following morning. The scene was processed and evidence was collected.

Through investigation, the suspects were identified. Surveillance video is believed to have assisted in identifying the suspects.

On Sunday, August 11, 2019, shortly before 8:00 p.m., one of the theft suspects was involved in an altercation at Center Mall located at 1149 Barton Street East. As a result of that incident, he was arrested and the warrant for this arrest related to the vehicle entries was executed.

He was taken into police custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today.

The second suspect has been identified and he is currently in police custody. He will be brought before the courts in the coming days.

The investigation into other car entry thefts remains open and there is a potential for additional charges.

CHARGED

  • 40–year-old male of no fixed address

CHARGES

  • Break and Enter
  • Mischief under $500 X17
  • Theft under $5000 X11

SUSPECT

  • 24–year-old male of no fixed address

CHARGES

  • Break and Enter
  • Mischief under $500 X17
  • Theft under $5000 X11

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Constable Chelsea Knowles by calling 905-546-2921.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com