Hamilton, Ontario,
13
May
2019
|
12:34
America/New_York

Man Charged with Damaging Police Cruisers

A 34-year-old man of no fixed address will appear in court later today in relation to damages caused to two police cruisers.

On Monday, May 13, 2019, shortly after midnight, two police were cruisers were damaged as they were parked on King William Street near Police Headquarters.

Through investigation, police identified a male who had visited the station earlier in the evening where he caused a disturbance. The male left the building and returned to smash out windows to two police cruisers. He was located a short time later in a bus shelter at King Street East and John Street North. The male was arrested without incident. When searched by police he was found to be in possession of an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. He was taken into police custody where it was discovered he was bound by a probation order. His arrest signified a violation of that order.

The male is scheduled to appear in court today to answer to several criminal charges.

Total damage value to be determined.

CHARGED

  • 34-year-old man of no fixed address

CHARGES

  • Mischief under $5000.00 X2
  • Possession of a controlled substance-Methamphetamine
  • Fail to comply with Probation Order