Hamilton, Ontario,
24
December
2019
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16:50
America/New_York

Hamilton Police Recover High-End Stolen Bicycles

A two month investigation resulted in the arrest of a Hamilton man and the recovery of stolen property valued at over $40,000.

On Thursday, December 19, 2019, members of the Hamilton Police Service Division 20 HEAT Unit, with assistance from the BEAR Unit, executed a search warrant at a residence in the East End of Hamilton, Ontario. Information to support the search warrant application was gathered during a two month long investigation into the thefts of high-end bicycles from both residential and commercial properties in the Ancaster, Aldershot and Dundas areas.

As a result of the search warrant, the following items were located:

  • 26 Mountain bikes valued at over $40,000
  • Bike parts including rims, tires, forks, handlebars and seats
  • Rossignol skis
  • Prohibited weapons

CHARGED

  • Jason KANE, male 43-years-of-age from Hamilton

CHARGES

  • Possession of prohibited weapon X2
  • Possession contrary to order X2
  • Possession stolen property over $5000
  • Possession stolen property under $5000 X2

The investigation is ongoing with the potential of additional charges being brought forward in the future.

If you can identify any of these items or have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into these crimes, you are asked to contact Acting Detective Sergeant BEAR Unit Frank De Vuono (905-546-8937) by emailing fdevuono@hamiltonpolice.on.ca or Constable Wayne Potter at (905-546-8939) wpotter@hamiltonpolice.on.ca

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