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Media Release

Release Date: November 13th, 2018 - 2:35pm

Originator: D/Sergeant Ron Hansen, Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2315

Contact: Detective Clay Gillis, Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2307

Location: Halton Region


Arrests Made in Rooftop Commercial Break and Enters

The Halton Regional Police along with other area police services have been experiencing a rash of roof-top commercial break and enters into various retail businesses. 

Since October 4, 2018, there have been 13 reported entries or attempted entries between Halton, Peel, York, Waterloo and Hamilton.

Investigators from the involved police services have been working closely and sharing information which ultimately led to the identification of three persons responsible for many of these entries.

On November 12th 2018, Halton Regional Police investigators arrested three men and executed three search warrants on homes and a rental car that resulted in the seizure of stolen property, break and enter tools and a large quantity of cash.
The investigation is ongoing to determine if others persons are involved and/or if additional charges are to be laid.

Armend HYSENI (25) of Hamilton and Flamur HAZIRI (30) of Kitchener are both charged with six counts of break and enter while Milaim BRANTON (34) of Hamilton is charged with six counts of break and enter and one count of possession of break-in instruments. 

All three men were released on a Promise to Appear with an Undertaking and will appear in Milton Court on December 12th 2018.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Clay Gillis the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau – Commercial Crime Team at 905-825-4747 Ext. 2307.

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.