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Media Release

Release Date: April 1st, 2019 - 9:39am

Originator: Detective, Barry Malciw, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2218

Contact: D/Constable, Samantha Coysh, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2245

Location: Halton Region

Male Arrested for Theft and Robbery Related Charges

On March 31, 2019, members of the Halton Regional Police Service Two District Criminal Investigations Bureau concluded an investigation involving into numerous theft and robbery related offences dating back to January 2019.

Home Depot department stores in Oakville and Burlington were targeted. Various high end power tools and barbeques were stolen. During one of the incidents, the suspect wielded a knife on a concerned employee attempting to prevent a theft.

Charged and arrested:

Fabian PERETIN (46) of Hamilton:

  • Robbery with violence
  • Utter threats
  • Fail to comply with recognizance
  • Breach of probation order (2 counts)
  • Dangerous drive
  • Resist arrest
  • Assault police
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000
  • Obstruct police
  • Theft under $5000 (4 counts)

PERETIN was held for a bail.

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.