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Media Release

Release Date: November 22nd, 2019 - 11:29am

Originator: D/Sergeant, B. Gabriel, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747

Contact: D/Constable, Brett Yates, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2214

Location: Oakville

Alert Resident Helps Police Nab Break and Enter Suspect in Oakville

A male is facing a number of break and enter charges thanks to an alert resident in Oakville.

On the afternoon of November 20, 2019, a resident called 9-1-1 after observing a suspect whom they believed was breaking into a neighbour's residence in Oakville. Police quickly responded and were able to arrest a male who was found in possession of break in instruments. Further investigation revealed that the male was responsible for committing another break-in in the same neighbourhood on October 29, 2019.  Investigators executed search warrants at the home of the suspect and a related storage locker.  Further evidence believed to be from the October 29 entry was seized.

Daniel Ocampo (30) of Oakville was arrested and charged with:

  • Break and Enter – Commit (2 counts)
  • Possession of Break-In Instruments

Ocampo was held for a bail hearing.

Police are encouraging the public to continue reporting suspicious activity with regards to residential break-ins.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to contact Detective Constable Brett Yates, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2214.

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.