Release Date: May 11th, 2020 - 1:26pm
Originator: D/Sergeant, Barrett Gabriel, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4777
Contact: D/Constable, Autumn Mills, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 x 2216
Attachment 1: 6457-Seized Items.jpg
On May 7, 2020, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) made an arrest in relation to a series of commercial break and enters occurring in south Oakville. The entries and thefts occurred between February and May 2020. Businesses and construction sites were targeted for tools, equipment, and scrap metal.
Vito Ferrari (45) of Oakville has been charged with:
On May 8, 2020 Investigators and uniform officers from 2 District executed a search warrant at an Oakville address. As a result, police seized property further linked to break and enter offences along with a large quantity of tools, copper, and industrial equipment that is believed to be stolen (see attached photos).
Investigators are in the process of identifying the owners of the stolen property.
Ferrari was held pending a bail hearing on May 11, 2020.
Police believe that others individuals were working with the suspect to commit these offences. Anyone with information is asked to contact D/Cst Autumn Mills or the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2216.
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