Release Date: August 23rd, 2019 - 10:54am
Originator: Constable, Steve Elms, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4747 ext 5224
Contact: D/Constable, Autumn Mills, 2 District Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 extension 2285
The Halton Regional Police Service is aware of a video circulating online depicting a male throwing a traffic sign off of a highway overpass. Police investigation has determined that this occurred on the Winston Churchill Boulevard overpass of the Queen Elizabeth Way, in Oakville. The sign was thrown down onto the live, east-bound lanes of the highway. Police have not determined when this incident occurred.
The behaviour depicted in this video is extremely dangerous and criminal in nature. The Halton Regional Police Service is committed to identifying the person(s) responsible.
Police are asking anyone with information in regards to this incident to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau general line at 905-825-4777 ext. 2216, D/Cst. Autumn Mills at ext. 2285 or D/Cst. Samantha Coysh at 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.