Hamilton, Ontario ,

Youth Faces Multiple Charges for Residential Break-ins

Police charge a youth involved in Waterdown and Ancaster break-ins and expect further arrests and charges.

On May 7, 2019, the Hamilton Police BEAR Unit commenced an investigation into a series of overnight residential Break & Enters in Ancaster and Waterdown areas.

Between May 2, 2019, and May 6, 2019, a variety of unlocked motor vehicles were entered whereas the garage door openers were used to open the garage door and gain entry into the home. While inside the home, the suspects targeted car keys, cash and credit cards. On three occasions, motor vehicles were stolen from the driveways.

On May 7, 2019, police attended an address in Hamilton on the West Mountain and arrested a 15-year-old male. He was charged with several criminal offences and his bail was opposed.

On May 8, 2019, police returned to the residence of the 15-year-old and a search warrant was executed. Police located a variety of stolen property including three replica firearms, brass knuckles, and prepaid cards. Additionally, two of the three stolen motor vehicles were recovered within a couple of blocks of the residence.


Male (15-year-old) Hamilton resident

  • Break and Enter commit theft over $5000 x3
  • Break and Enter with intent x5
  • Possession over $5000 x2
  • Possession under $5000 x2
  • Theft under $5000 x6
  • Mischief under $5000
  • Fraudulent use of credit card
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon

If you have any information or surveillance video that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into these crimes, you are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Andrea Torrie by calling 905-546-2991 or Detective Constable James Crichton by 905-546-8934.

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