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Media Release

Release Date: March 26th, 2020 - 11:07am

Originator: D/Sergeant, Barrett Gabriel, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2216

Contact: Detective, Ron Wright, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2216

Location: Oakville


Two charged with Auto Theft and Vehicle Break-ins

On the early morning of March 14, 2020 numerous thefts from vehicles were reported to the Halton Regional Police Service. The thefts occurred in the WestOak Trails neighbourhood of Oakville. At this time a vehicle was also stolen. Some of the stolen property was used to commit fraudulent transactions in Mississauga.

The Halton Regional Police Service has arrested and charged two individuals for their involvement:

 Zacarias Manansala (28) of Brampton has been charged with:

  • Theft of Motor vehicle
  • Theft Under $5,000 (x2)
  • Fraudulent Use of Credit Card
  • Fail to Comply with Probation

Joseph Poland (25) of Mississauga has been charged with:

  • Theft of Motor Vehicle
  • Theft Under $5,000 (x2)

The stolen vehicle has also been recovered by police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Ron Wright or the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2216. ‚Äč

Tips can also be submitted anonymously 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.