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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For media inquiries, please call 905-825-4899 or email CorpComm@haltonpolice.ca

Hours of availability are Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm.

 

Posted On Tuesday, October 19, 2021

UPDATE: The Halton Regional Police Service is pleased to announce that Mr. Bergman has been safely located. We would like to thank the public and media for their assistance in this investigation and ask that media outlets remove any photos of Mr. Bergman at this time.

ORIGINAL RELEASE:
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Oakville man. 50-year-old Scott Bergman was last seen on foot at approximately...

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Posted On Monday, October 18, 2021

On October 16, 2021, just before 7:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Farmstead Drive and Whitlock Avenue in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Andrew Trevor (41) of Milton was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.
On October 16, 2021, just after 8:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Sixth Line and Dundas...

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Posted On Monday, October 18, 2021

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is warning residents of a fake taxi scam that is occurring in the region.
The fraud typically involves two suspects – one acting as taxi driver and the other acting as a customer. The fake taxi driver will refuse to accept cash from the fake customer for a fare.The suspect playing the role of customer will then prey on unsuspecting individuals nearby,asking them to use their debit card to pay the fare in exchange...

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Posted On Friday, October 15, 2021

Seized ItemsInvestigators with the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Street Crime Unit in Burlington have made three arrests and seized multiple weapons including a shotgun.
On October 13, 2021, officers executed a search warrant at a residence near downtown Burlington. As a result of this search, the following items have been seized (see attached photo):
1 12 Gauge Shotgun
24 shotgun shells and 1 small calibre pistol round
1 machete
1 hatchet
1 flick knife
...

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Posted On Tuesday, October 12, 2021

UPDATE: Michael Morassut has been safely located. The Halton Regional Police Service would like to thank the media and the community for their assistance in this investigation. We would ask that all media outlets remove any photographs of Mr. Morassut at this time.

ORIGINAL RELEASE:
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing man from the Town of Oakville.
Investigators are trying to locate 23 year...

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