Release Date: December 20th, 2017 - 11:35am
Originator: D/Sergeant Ron Hansen, Burlington Criminal Investigaitons Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2315
Contact: Detective Ellie Bale, Burlington Criminal Investigaitons Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2312
Overnight between the late evening hours on December 19th and early morning hours of December 20th 2017, unknown culprit(s) targeted vehicles and several garages at various locations across Burlington.
Police have received eight reports to far regarding vehicles being broken into. Six of them, entry was gained by breaking a window, one was unlocked and another had a door lock punched. In three of these reports, the culprit(s) used a garage door opener to enter garages. Culprit(s) stole the usual items, loose change, bags, wallets and GPS devices.
Streets targeted were: (See included map)
Stone Haven Drive
Thomas Alton Boulevard
Police are again reminding the public of the following prevention tips:
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2316. Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See something, Hear something, Say something" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca, or by texting "Tip201" with your message to 274637 (crimes).
Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.