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Media Release

Release Date: January 11th, 2019 - 6:34pm

Originator: Detective, Barry Malciw, Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2218

Contact: D/Constable, Samantha Coysh, Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2245

Location: Halton Region

Female Arrested for Theft Spree

​On January 9 2019, members of the Halton Regional Police Service Two District Criminal Investigations Bureau concluded an investigation involving a female party who was responsible for 6 separate retail thefts dating back to December 2017. Retail stores in Burlington and Oakville were targeted throughout the course of the crime spree with electronics and clothing being stolen. Approximately $7625.00 in merchandise was taken. Charged and arrested:

Rachel HANSEN (33) of Hamilton:

• Theft Under $5000.00 (6 counts)

Anyone who may have additional information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Constable Samantha Coysh of the Halton Regional Police Service at 905-825-4747 ext. 2245.

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.