Posted on Thursday, November 09, 2023 10:05 AM
From November 6 to November 8, 2023, members of the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Human Trafficking Unit commenced Project Lonestar. This is the second phase of this proactive project, which has the goal of identifying and arresting offenders communicating to obtain sexual services from females under the age of 18.
During the investigation, several suspects arranged meetings for sexual services, despite being advised that they were communicating with a female who was only 15 years of age.
Posted on Tuesday, November 07, 2023 03:34 PM
On November 6, 2023 at approximately 10:50 p.m., members of the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to reports of three males wearing construction vests breaking into a commercial property located on Speers Road in Oakville.
Police were subsequently advised that the suspects had fled the scene in a dark-coloured pick-up truck that was pulling a trailer loaded with tools.
A short time later, patrol officers observed a vehicle matching the above description in the area of Lakeshore Road...
Posted on Tuesday, November 07, 2023 10:50 AM
For the third consecutive year, Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is proud to launch our annual Kozy Kids initiative to help ensure underserved youth across the Halton Region are prepared for winter.
The initiative was kickstarted in 2021 after two HRPS Constables learned that a number of children - many of whom were newcomers to Canada - were regularly absent from school during the winter months, as their families couldn’t afford to purchase winter apparel. In the Town of Milton alone, 105...
Posted on Monday, October 30, 2023 12:44 PM
As students returned to school for the 2023 academic year, Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) revved up our online tips to educate drivers on the ABC’s of road safety – Always Be Cautious – and ramped up enforcement efforts in school and community safety zones.
A combined 1,947 charges were laid and 1,389 warnings were issued across the Region between August 28 and September 8 as part of the Service’s 16th Annual Project Safe Start campaign.
Amongst the most common offences were:
- Drivers failing...
Posted on Wednesday, October 04, 2023 10:30 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating a serious assault that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday October 3, 2023, in the City of Burlington. Sometime between 1:00am to 2:45am, an altercation is believed to have occurred in the area of the Burlington Power Centre (Brant Street / North Service Road).
The victim (a 38-year-old male) was located by a passerby south of this location having sustained serious injuries. The victim was transported to hospital with life...