Media Releases

Our Media Relations Officers are the official spokespersons for the Halton Regional Police Service and act as the primary liaisons between the police service and the news media.

Communications for emergency and major incidents

Whenever feasible, the Halton Regional Police Service will provide information on emergency and major incidents. The information is released through direct notification to media agencies and postings to our website and Twitter account. If necessary, the information will include alert or warning messages and instructions.

The immediate release of information will be dependent on public, victim and officer safety concerns as well as investigative integrity.

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Posted On Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The Halton Regional Police Service has made an arrest and laid charges after a sexual assault in Oakville.
On Monday October 25, 2021, police executed a search warrant at a residence and arrested 19 year-old Kanv Suri (of Oakville). Two replica firearms (air soft guns) were seized from the home.
Kanv Suri has been charged with the following:
Sexual Assault with a Weapon
Utter Threat to Cause Death or Bodily Harm
Suri was held in custody pending a bail hearing...

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Posted On Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Frank YeboahUPDATE:
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has provided a photo of the accused, Frank Yeboah, in relation to this investigation.


ORIGINAL RELEASE:
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made an arrest and laid multiple charges after a human trafficking investigation in Oakville.
On Monday October 25, 2021, investigators arrested 25 year-old Frank Yeboah of Burlington. He has been charged with the following:
Trafficking in Persons
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Posted On Monday, October 25, 2021

On October 23, 2021, just after 5:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Dundas Street and Tim Dobbie Drive in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Bhupinder Mann (44) of Burlington was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.
On October 23, 2021 just before 9:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Plains Road East and Downsview Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation,...

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Posted On Saturday, October 23, 2021

Screen Shot 2021-10-23 at 9The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male responsible for a sexual assault that occurred on a narrow pedestrian walkway between Whilabout Terrace and Burloak Drive, in the Town of Oakville.
On Thursday, October 7, 2021, at approximately 3:15 p.m., the victim was walking along the pedestrian walkway in the above area and was approached by the suspect. The suspect tried to engage the victim in conversation, and then he...

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Posted On Friday, October 22, 2021

The Halton Regional Police Service is issuing a Public Alert after responding to five non-fatal, unintentional overdoses overnight (October 21-22, 2021).
This is the largest cluster of suspected overdose-related calls since the beginning of the pandemic. In the month of October, we have attended 33 overdoses; 13 in the past week alone.
Locations
Four of the drug poisonings occurred in Oakville and one occurred in Burlington.
Substances
Fentanyl...

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