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Media Release

Release Date: May 15th, 2019 - 8:14am

Originator: Detective, Darren Joyce, 1 District Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext 2455

Contact: D/Constable, Jason Hollinger, 1 District Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 extension 2416

Location: 1 District

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Break and Enter Suspect Arrested

The Halton Regional Police Service has charged one person in connection with a series of residential break and enters in Milton and Burlington.  The entries occurred in March 2019 and May 2019.

The suspect would force open a side or rear door to a residence in order to gain access. Once inside the home, the suspect would target jewelry, watches, cash and other miscellaneous items.

On May 11, 2019 members of the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau located and arrested the suspect in the City of Toronto. During the arrest investigators located a large amount of property in the vehicle he was driving at the time.

Leonard Wareing (33) of Etobicoke has been charged with the following offences:

-Three counts of Break and Enter

-Possession of break in instruments

The accused was released on a Promise to Appear.

Halton Regional Police Service investigators are currently working with investigators from surrounding police agencies on similar occurrences involving the accused.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding these incidents to contact Detective Constable Jason Hollinger of the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2416.

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.‚Äč