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Media Release

Release Date: July 25th, 2019 - 12:47pm

Originator: D/Sergeant, Paul Foley, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2215

Contact: D/Sergeant, Paul Foley, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2215

Location: Oakville


Two Oakville Nighttime Break-In Suspects Arrested

The Halton Regional Police Service have arrested two Oakville men for a nighttime break and enter crime spree.

Overnight on June 15, 2019, a residential break and enter occurred on Golden Meadow Trail, Oakville, where a 2007 Hummer SUV and numerous credit cards were stolen. The stolen credit cards were later used at several restaurants and stores in Burlington, Oakville, and Toronto. The Hummer SUV was recovered several days later in the Town of Oakville.

On June 30, 2019, another overnight break and enter occurred at a residence located on Granby Drive, Oakville.  This time a wallet, purse, and a bottle of scotch whiskey were stolen. This same night, there was an unsuccessful attempt to break into a second home on the same street.

As a result of these two incidents, the Halton Regional Police Service initiated an investigation in efforts to identify the suspects responsible for these crimes. As a result of exhaustive canvassing for video and forensic examinations, investigators were able to identify Daniel Strigl (21) and Khalid Said (27), both of Oakville, as the persons responsible for the June 15, 2019 crimes.  Investigators also secured evidence identifying Daniel Strigl as the persons responsible for the June 30, 2019, break-in.

On July 24, 2019, the Halton Regional Police Service arrested both Daniel Strigl and Khalid Said.  Investigators also executed search warrants at both suspects' residences resulting in the seizure of evidence linking them to the June 15 and 30 crime sprees.

CHARGED:

Daniel Strigl has been charged with:

  • Two counts of break and enter – commit theft
  • Attempt break and enter with intent
  • Theft of motor vehicle
  • Fraud
  • Fraudulent use of credit cards
  • Two counts breach of probation

Khalid Said has been charged with:

  • Break and enter – commit theft
  • Theft of motor vehicle
  • Fraud
  • Fraudulent use of credit cards
  • Three counts breach of probation
  • Two counts of drive while disqualified

Both Daniel Strigl and Khalid Said were held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact D/Cst. Mary Tinebra of the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2258.

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.