Release Date: June 12th, 2020 - 12:15pm
Originator: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899
Contact: D/Constable, Ben Merchant, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2248
In the early hours of June 11, 2020, an alert citizen contacted police about an individual attempting to break into residences in the area of Wheat Boom Drive in Oakville. Responding officers quickly located and arrested the suspect.
Further investigation determined the suspect attempted to break into seven other residences in the surrounding area. Police recovered stolen property at the time of the arrest.
Asaad Husein (19) of Stoney Creek has been charged with break and enter (commit) and seven counts of attempted break and enter.
Husein has been released from custody and will appear in court in August of 2020.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Ben Merchant of the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2248.
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