Police Make Arrest in Ancaster Little League Bleacher Theft

Hamilton Police successfully apprehended a male responsible for the theft and possession of the Ancaster Little League bleachers valued over $10,000.

On Tuesday, June 27, 2023, a volunteer attended the baseball park located at 268 Jerseyville Road, Ancaster and observed that the aluminum bleachers had been stolen. Police liaised with local Metal Recyclers and the Aluminum bleachers were found to have been brought in for scrap metal on the morning of Tuesday, June 27, 2023.

Through investigation, police were able to identify Naithan Bachiu-Tait, a 28-year-old male from Hamilton, as one of the individuals responsible for the theft of the Ancaster Little League bleachers.

On Thursday, July 20, 2023, Naithan Bachiu-Tait was arrested and taken into custody by the police. Bachiu-Tait faces charges of Trafficking in Property Over $5000, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000, Theft Over $5000, Failure to Comply with Release Order and Three Counts of Failure to Comply with Probation.

Hamilton Police remains committed to ensuring public safety and will continue working diligently to combat property crime and related crimes in our community.

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with this investigation please contact the Detective Constable Brandon Smith at 905-546-8925 or Detective Sergeant Shane Groombridge by calling 905-546-2991 of the Hamilton Police BEAR Unit.

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