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Posted On Thursday, March 04, 2021

Handgun Seizure PhotoThe Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) by the 3 District (Burlington) Street Crime Unit has seized a firearm and laid multiple charges in connection with a month-long drug investigation in Burlington.
On March 3, 2021, 23 year-old Abakar Bechir of Hamilton was arrested at a hotel in Hamilton. The following items were seized (see photo on our website) as a result of the investigation and a search warrant that was executed at a residence in Hamilton:
Glock 26 Gen4 handgun
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Posted On Wednesday, March 03, 2021

DSCN6867On March 2, 2021, members of the Halton Regional Police Service - 3 District Street Crime Unit, conducted a Controlled Drug & Substances Act search warrant at a residence in south Burlington.
Four individuals were arrested and a quantity of drugs and other items were seized – photo attached.
178 grams of cocaine
41 grams of psilocybin
$1650.00 cash
3 cell phones
3 digital scales
The following individuals have been charged:
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Posted On Tuesday, March 02, 2021

On February 26, 2021, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) investigated the theft of a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck from the Real Canadian Super Store in Milton. A four-month-old Great Pyrenees puppy named “Hudson” was in the truck at the time of the theft.
On March 1, 2021 at approximately 7:00 pm an unknown person returned the puppy to a family member of the victim. The puppy was left tied to the front porch. Hudson has since been reunited with...

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Posted On Monday, March 01, 2021

March 1 Seized ItemsIn November 2020, the Halton Regional Police Service commenced an investigation after cheques were stolen in Oakville and fraudulently cashed at various locations in Toronto.
Over the course of the investigation, police were able to identify the responsible parties.
On February 26, 2021, investigators from Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau – Street Crime Unit, conducted surveillance on the suspects in Toronto. During the operation, a suspected drug transaction...

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Posted On Monday, March 01, 2021

GRANT residential seizure (1)In January 2021, investigators from the Halton Regional Police Service – 2 District Street Crime Unit commenced a drug trafficking investigation. Over the course of several weeks, observations were made that led police to believe drugs were being trafficked in Oakville and the surrounding GTA.
On February 24, 2021, search warrants were executed on a residence on Inverhouse Drive in Mississauga and a motor vehicle that contained an aftermarket compartment built into the...

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