Hamilton, Ontario,

Early Morning Investigation Identifies Stolen Property Valued at Approximately $85,000

Hamilton Police continued the investigation into recovered stolen property valued at approximately $85,000. A 31-year–old Hamilton man has been charged after the property was identified as being stolen in the GTA.

On Friday, March 15, 2019, shortly after 5:30 a.m., Hamilton Police were made aware of suspicious activity in the area of King Street East and Sherman Avenue North involving males and a vehicle. Through investigation into the actions of the males, police obtained information to support the application for a search warrant.

A short time later, the Hamilton Police BEAR Unit executed a search warrant at the address. Police have recovered at approximately $85,000.00 in stolen tools manufactured by ‘Hilti’. It is believed the tools were stolen during a break and enter in the Greater Toronto Area.

Peter Murphy, 31-years-of-age from Hamilton has been charged with Possession over $5000.00. He appeared in court on Saturday, March 16, 2019.

The investigation remains open and Hamilton Police are appealing to the public for assistance.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Constable G. Blunsdon by calling 905-540-3819 or Detective Sergeant A. Torrie at 905-546-2991.

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