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Media Release

Release Date: May 25th, 2020 - 3:14pm

Originator: Detective, Scott Heyerman, 3 District CIB, 905-825-4747 ext 2342

Contact: Detective, Scott Heyerman, Burlington Street Crime, 905-825-4747 ext 2342

Location: Burlington

Arrests Made in Burlington Stolen Property Investigation

‚ÄčThe Halton Regional Police Service has made an arrest in relation to a male who was in possession of stolen vehicles from the City of Hamilton and the City of Burlington.

On May 25th 2020, the Burlington Street Crime Unit identified and located a male suspect parked at an address in Burlington. This male suspect had fled the scene of a search warrant executed by the Street Crime Unit last week.

As a result of the investigation police seized a stolen pickup truck, a stolen motorcycle, a stolen Ontario licence plate and 16 grams of methamphetamine (street value of $1120.00).

The following individual has been arrested, charged and held for a bail hearing;

Matthew KAIRYS (24 years old of Hamilton)

  • Flight from Peace Officer (two counts)
  • Dangerous Driving
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (three counts)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Breach Probation (two counts)

Anyone with information with regards to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Scott Heyerman of the 3 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 2342.

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.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.