Individual Arrested in Pride Hamilton Disturbance

Hamilton Police have arrested one individual in relation to the events that took place at the Pride Hamilton celebration at Gage Park last weekend.

The following individual has been arrested for parole violations for participating in a public demonstration where peace was disrupted:

  • Cedar Hopperton, 33, Hamilton

Investigators are searching through a large amount of video and witness statements. As a result, several persons of interest have been identified.

We thank those individuals who have shared what they witnessed at the Pride event. We are still appealing for victims and witnesses to come forward to further the investigation. The investigation is ongoing and other arrests are anticipated.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation you are asked to contact the Hamilton Police Service by calling 905-546-2929.

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