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Media Release

Release Date: October 2nd, 2018 - 1:05pm

Originator: Detective Paul Harrower, One District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-510-7266

Contact: D/Constable Jason Hollinger, One District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2490

Location: Milton


Halton Police Arrest Male in Stolen Car in Milton

On October 2nd, shortly before 9:00am several Halton police officers responded to the area of Martin Street and Market Drive in the Town of Milton in response to a male who was reportedly operating a stolen vehicle from Toronto.   While officers were responding to the scene the male was involved in a minor theft from a nearby gas station as well as a motor vehicle collision.  After the collision the male fled from the stolen car and travelled via taxi to the Northeast part of Milton where officers were able take him into custody without incident.  Initial reports to police suggested that the male was in possession of a firearm, however after an extensive investigation and searches of the surrounding areas no weapon was located.

Michael DANSO (22yrs) of Toronto was charged with the following Criminal Code Offences:

  • Drive Motor Vehicle while Disqualified (2 Counts)
  • Fail to remain at the scene of an accident
  • Theft Under $5000
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Theft of Motor Vehicle 
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order (3 counts)

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can contact Detective Constable Jason Hollinger of the One District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2490.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.