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Media Release

Release Date: June 19th, 2020 - 1:40pm

Originator: D/Sergeant, Jared McLeod, 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2385

Contact: Detective, Scott Heyerman, 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2342

Location: Burlington


Stolen Motorcycle Investigation Leads to Arrests and Charges in Burlington

​The Halton Regional Police Service has made a number of arrests in relation to a motorcycle theft investigation in Burlington which began in May, 2020.

Investigation by the Burlington Street Crime Unit has led to charges against the following individuals;

Reuben DEEMER (32 years old from Hamilton)

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime – Trafficking (4 counts)
  • Tampering With Vehicle Identification Number
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime​
  • Weapons Dangerous
  • Possess Prohibited Weapon
  • Possession Contrary to Order – Prohibited Weapon

Zachary MCMASTER (25 years old from Brampton)

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime – Trafficking (4 counts)
  • Tampering With Vehicle Identification Number
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine
  • Obstruct Police
  • Breach Release Order
  • Breach Probation

Julia LOVASI (31 years old from Hamilton)

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime – Trafficking (4 counts)
  • Tampering With Vehicle Identification Number
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine
  • Weapons Dangerous

On June 19th 2020, Investigators with the assistance of the Tactical Rescue Unit executed three search warrants at residences in the City of Burlington and Waterdown.  As a result; the following items were seized:

  • 4 confirmed stolen motorcycles
  • 3 other motorcycles believed to be stolen and still under investigation
  • 1 stolen licence plate
  • 1 pair of brass knuckles
  • 1 can of bear spray
  • 1 extendable baton
  • A small quantity of methamphetamine and cocaine

Both Deemer and McMaster were held pending a court appearance in Milton. 

Lovasi has been released from custody pending a court appearance in Milton

Anyone with information in 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.