Police Make Key Arrest in Vehicle Entry Spree
Hamilton Police have arrested and charged a male in relation to a string of vehicle entries ranging from the Dundas and primarily central mountain area. The investigation is still currently ongoing and police believe anticipate laying additional charges.
From April 2020 through August 2020, a string of vehicle entries occurred in the Hamilton area. During this time, unlocked vehicles were targeted as money, personal items and credit cards were taken by individuals. Those items were later used to assist with committing additional crimes.
Detectives from the Hamilton Police Criminal Investigations Bureau have continued to investigate these crimes and have identified a 19-year-old male.
On Friday, September 4, 2020, the male was located and arrested without incident. He was held for a bail hearing where he faced several property-related charges.
- Kevin MALLOZZI, 19-year-old male from Hamilton
- Theft under $5000 X5
- Possession under $5000 X5
- Fraud under $5000 X2
- Possession of Stolen Credit Card X3
- Trespass by night X 2
Hamilton Police are reminding owners to remove from plain sight, items of value from their vehicle’s cabin area, to lock their doors when their vehicle is left unattended and when possible park in a well-lit and travelled area.
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Constable Paul Kent at (905) 546-8963 or Detective Tim Knapp at (905) 546-2389
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at [ http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com