Hamilton, Ontario ,
19
February
2020
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20:25
America/New_York

Arrested: Wanted Person Joshua Benoit

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The outstanding male involved in a West Mountain home invasion has been arrested in Burlington.

On January 21, 2020, shortly after 9:00 a.m., three individuals were involved in a home invasion on Garth and West 5th in Hamilton. The homeowner received minor injuries when he was struck over the head with a weapon and pepper-sprayed.

Two out of the three parties were arrested and Hamilton Police issued an arrest warrant for the outstanding male.

On February 19, 2020, shortly after 10:00 a.m., with the help of Halton Regional Police, Joshua Benoit was located inside a Burlington Hotel room. He was arrested without incident and brought back to Hamilton Police custody where he awaits bail court.

Joshua Benoit (28-years-old) Burlington resident

Charges:

  • Robbery
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Breach of Probation
  • Possession of Firearm Contrary to Order

If you have information that could assist with this investigation please call Detective Constable Mendes at (905)546-8967 or Detective Sergeant Del Conte at (905)546-3851.

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