Can You Identify this Break and Enter Suspect

Hamilton Police need your help in identifying a break and enter suspect. If you have any information that could assist, you are asked contact detectives in the Bear Unit.

Between early July and mid-August, three break and enter incidents occurred involving an apartment building in the area of Stinson Street and Wentworth Street South. Detectives from the Hamilton Police Break and Enter Unit have continued to investigate these incidents and have identified a single male as the suspect.

On Wednesday, July 8 2020, shortly after 7:00 p.m., a male gained illegal entry into an apartment building. He stole scrap metal and then fled the scene.

On Thursday, July 9, 2020, shortly before 5:00 a.m., the same male returned to the building, forced his way in and stole artwork off a wall.

On Friday, August 21, 2020, shortly after 6:00 a.m., the male once again returned to the building and stole scrap metal.

In all incidents, entry to the building was gained by forcing open a man door.

Detectives are seeking assistance from the public in identifying the suspect.


  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Mid 20’s
  • Short brown hair
  • Medium build
  • Tattoos

If you have any information on the identity of the suspect or any other information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Constable Sarah Ricker 905-546-8938 or Acting Staff Sergeant George Gallant 905 546-2991 of the B.E.A.R. unit.

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