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Media Release

Release Date: October 20th, 2020 - 1:46pm

Originator: Detective, Barry Malciw, 2 District Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext 2218

Contact: Detective, Ron Strauch, 2 District Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 extension 2255

Location: Oakville


Tip from Citizen Leads to Arrest of Male for Stolen Vehicle and Oakville Break-In

​On October 20, 2020, the Halton Regional Police Service received a call from a concerned citizen regarding a suspicious motor vehicle in the area of Winston Road and Scott Avenue in the Town of Oakville.

Police arrived on scene and located a male seated in the driver's seat of the vehicle in question.  The vehicle and licence plates were determined to be stolen from outside of Halton Region.  Further investigation determined the male was also responsible for a break and enter on October 19, 2020, in that same area.

Samuel Facey (20) of East York was charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 (2 counts)
  • Possession of Break in Instruments
  • Fail to Comply with Release Order (5 counts)
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order (3 counts)
  • Break and Enter with Intent
  • Trespass by Night

The accused was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Ron Strauch of the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2255.

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