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 media.
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Whenever feasible, the Halton Regional Police Service will provide information to the public on emergencies and major incidents. Such 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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For after hours requests, please contact the on-duty Staff Sergeant for each district.
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Posted on Friday, December 08, 2023 11:24 AM
**UPDATED MEDIA RELEASE December 8, 2023**
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has arrested the final suspect wanted in this investigation.
On December 8, 2023, Marcel Blackburn (38) of Hagersville was arrested in Oakville. He has been charged with 68 Break and Enter related offences and one breach of probation charge.
Blackburn was held in custody pending a bail hearing in Milton.
The HRPS would like to thank the public and media for their support in bringing this investigation to a...
Posted on Monday, December 04, 2023 03:28 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating a fire in a residential neighbourhood in Burlington.
On Monday December 4, 2023, at approximately 4:15 am, police were called to an address on Lodi Road in Burlington. This residential neighbourhood, located near the intersection of Dundas Street and Walkers Line in northeast Burlington, contains a mix of occupied homes as well as unoccupied homes that are currently under construction.
No injuries were sustained, however, the fire...
Posted on Monday, December 04, 2023 10:31 AM
The man arrested for the 2021 murder of Krystyna and Andrzej Rerak has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Harrison Brown was charged by police with two counts of first-degree murder in 2021.
Brown entered a guilty plea to charges of first-degree murder in the death of Krystyna and second-degree murder in the death of Andrzej and appeared in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Milton on Friday December 1, 2023.
The Honourable Justice C. Conlan sentenced Brown to life imprisonment with no...
Posted on Sunday, December 03, 2023 01:20 AM
At approximately 5:22pm on the 2nd of December 2023, the Halton Regional Police Service was notified of a fatal single motor vehicle collision on Fallbrook Trail north of 27 Sideroad in the Town of Halton Hills. The initial investigation indicates that a Jeep SUV driven by a 28 year old man from Erin was travelling southbound on Fallbrook Trail when it left the roadway and collided with a tree. The driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle died at the scene. The Collision Reconstruction...
Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 09:42 PM
On December 1, 2023 at approximately 1:46pm, Halton Regional Police were called to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of 25 Sideroad and Dublin Line in the Town of Halton Hills.
A Hino truck was travelling southbound on Dublin Line when it collided with a Hyundai Elantra that was travelling eastbound on 25 Sideroad. A passenger in the Hyundai Elantra, a 24 year old resident of Rockwood sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of the collision.
The Collision Reconstruction Unit...