Posted on Monday, June 12, 2023 12:50 PM
The Halton Regional Police Service – Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit has arrested a male in relation to a sexual assault investigation in the City of Burlington.
On June 10, 2023, a youth (under 18 years of age), engaged in conversation with an adult male online. They agreed to meet up in the area of Headon Road and Palmer Drive in Burlington. The youth was thereafter sexually assaulted in a nearby parking lot.
Shortly after the incident, police arrested 55-year-old Peter Eerhard of Puslinch...
Posted on Thursday, June 08, 2023 09:00 AM
In line with moves made by agencies across Ontario in recent years, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) today announced key updates to the administration of its Alarm Program.
Effective Thursday, June 15th, homeowners and commercial operators will no longer be able to register nor renew their premises for alarm response at a discounted rate. Premises will also no longer be subject to a suspension from the Alarm Program for repeated false alarms, enabling police officers to provide...
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 09:51 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is proud to announce that its Victim Services Unit (VSU) was among those recently honoured with an Attorney General’s 2022-23 Victim Services Award of Distinction. The award acknowledges the outstanding contributions made by individuals and organizations to support victims of crime as well as raises awareness of issues surrounding victims in Ontario.
HRPS’ VSU, which is comprised of civilian members and more than 60 trained volunteers, was recognized for...
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 09:17 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) will commence its next Firearms and Weapons Amnesty on Thursday, June 1, 2023.
The latest Amnesty provides individuals and businesses residing or operating in the Region of Halton with an opportunity to surrender unwanted or illegally-owned firearms, weapons and/or ammunition to the HRPS without the worry of being charged for having them.
“This Amnesty enables everyone to play a role in helping make our community safer,” said Superintendent Al Albano. “By...
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 11:17 AM
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) – Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male responsible for the sexual assault of an Oakville woman.
On Saturday, May 20, 2023, at approximately 10:30 am, the victim was walking in the area of Sandpiper Road and Fourth Line in Oakville when she was grabbed from behind by an unknown male. The victim fell to the ground and the suspect left the area on foot. No physical injuries were reported.