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Media Release

Release Date: June 11th, 2019 - 7:37am

Originator: Detective, Ron Wright, 2 District Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext 2284

Contact: D/Constable, Mark Bingham, 2 District Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 extension 2268

Location: Milton


**Update** - Arrests Made After Two Males Observed Looking Into Vehicles in Milton.

​During the months of April and May 2019, several unlocked vehicles were entered in Oakville. On one such occasion, the suspects located the keys to an Acura TL and stole the vehicle. This vehicle was later used to transport the suspects while they committed additional thefts from vehicles and made fraudulent purchases with stolen credit/debit cards.

Mathew Oliveira (19) of Hamilton has been charged with:

  • Theft under $5000 (18 counts)
  • Possess/use stolen credit card (9 counts)
  • Theft of motor vehicle
  • Possession of property obtained by crime

Matthew Chupil (19) of Hamilton has been charged with:

  • Theft under $5000 (18 counts)
  • Possess/use stolen credit card (9 counts)
  • Possession of property obtained by crime

​The Halton Regional Police are asking anyone with information regarding these incidents to contact Detective Constable Mark Bingham of the 2 District Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-825-4747, ext. 2268.

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 with a criminal offence are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.​

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

The Halton Regional Police Service has arrested two males after an investigation into reports of persons looking into vehicles in Milton. On June 10, 2019 just after 2:30 am, members of the Halton Regional Police Service were called to the area of Bell Street and Vanier Drive in Milton for reports of two males looking into vehicles.  Upon police arrival, two suspects fled on foot and a brief foot-chase ensued.  One suspect was quickly captured and arrested.  With the assistance of the Canine Unit, the second suspect was located and arrested in a wooded area shortly thereafter.  Investigation determined that the suspects had arrived in the area in a stolen vehicle, which has since been recovered by police.

Mathew OLIVEIRA (19) of Hamilton has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
  • Possess/use stolen credit card (8 Counts)
  • Fraud Under $5000 (8 Counts)

Matthew Chupil (19) of Hamilton has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
  • Possess/use stolen credit card (8 Counts)
  • Fraud Under $5000 (8 Counts)
  • Fail to comply with Probation (4 counts)

Both suspects were held for bail.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact Detective Paul Harrower of the One District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2491.

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.​​