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Media Release

Release Date: November 9th, 2020 - 2:25pm

Originator: D/Sergeant, Ron Wright, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2284

Contact: D/Sergeant, Ron Wright, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2284

Location: Burlington and Oakville


Arrest Made in Connection with Series of Break and Enter Offences

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made an arrest after a series of break and enter offences in the Burlington and Oakville area.

On November 6, 2020, Leonard Wareing (34) of Mississauga was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Break and Enter – commit indictable offence (2 counts)
  • Break and Enter – attempt to commit indictable offence
  • Fail to comply with release order (2 counts)

On October 7, 2020, a residential home in the area of Cornwall Road and Ford Drive in Oakville was entered and jewelry was stolen.There was also an attempt to break into a home in the area of Thomas Alton Boulevard and Tim Dobbie Drive on October 30, 2020. Later that day, there was a separate break and enter in the area of Guelph Line and Upper Middle Road in Burlington. Wareing has been charged in connection with all three offences. Wareing was held for a bail hearing.Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact Acting Detective Sergeant Ron Wright of the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2284Tips 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.