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.
Communications for emergency and major incidents
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.
Oakville: 905-825-4777 ext. 2210
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Milton and Halton Hills: 905-825-4777 ext. 2410
Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 08:29 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service – 1 District Street Crime Unit has arrested a male in regards to a drug trafficking investigation in Milton. Through the course of an investigation, a male suspect was identified and observed conducting drug transactions in Halton. On January 17, 2023, Criminal Code search warrants were executed at two residences in Milton and on a vehicle associated to the suspect. The suspect was observed in the area of Hurontario Street and Eglington Avenue...
Posted on Saturday, January 14, 2023 10:43 AM
Shortly before 7:00pm on the 13th of January 2023, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the intersection of Dundas Street West and Third Line in the Town of Oakville. Initial investigation indicated that the female pedestrian in her 20s was crossing Dundas Street West on the east side of the intersection when she was struck by a westbound vehicle. She was taken to the trauma center at Hamilton General Hospital where she remains in serious but stable condition. The 27 year old male driver...
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023 10:31 PM
UPDATE: The Halton Regional Police Service has identified the accused as 70-year-old Sandor Somogyi. He is scheduled to appear in court on January 26, 2023 at 9:00 am in Milton.
The Halton Police Service has charged a 70-year-old male with 1st Degree Murder in relation to this incident. The male has been remanded into custody and will appear in court at a later date.
On Friday January 13th 2023, at approximately 11:30 a.m. police were called...
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023 12:22 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) 3 District Street Crime Unit has completed a drug investigation in Burlington with one arrest and multiple charges.
Through the course of the investigation, officers observed the suspect conduct drug transactions within Halton.
On Thursday January 12, 2023, investigators arrested a 50 year-old male from Burlington. He has been charged with the following:
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Fentanyl)
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Cocaine)
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023 10:21 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service – 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau has arrested a male in relation to the theft of a vehicle in Oakville.
On January 12, 2023, the victim met with a male in order to sell his 2018 Range Rover. The two met in the area of Belyea Street and Nelson Street at approximately 4:15 pm at which time the suspect entered the driver’s seat of the vehicle and fled the area. Uniform officers attended and attempted to stop the stolen vehicle as it fled eastbound...