The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made a pair of arrests and laid more than a dozen charges after a break-in to an industrial property in Halton Hills.

Police were called to the property on Steeles Avenue near Fifth Line at approximately 4:15 am on November 12, 2022, after two suspects broke into the property and attempted to access a locked office trailer. Officers located and arrested the suspects at the scene.

At the time of the arrests, the suspects were in possession of a truck stolen out of the city of Toronto. Inside the truck, police also located numerous stolen items including personal identification that did not belong to the suspects. Police have identified the owners of the stolen property.  

Paul Karp-Johnston (31) of No Fixed Address has been charged with the following:

  • Break and Entering
  • Possession of Break in Instrument
  • Obstruct Peace Officer
  • Possession of Schedule 1 Substance (Fentanyl)
  • Failure to Comply with Probation Order (5 counts)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (2 counts)

Alexander Herten-Greaven (41) of No Fixed Address has been charged with the following:

  • Break and Entering
  • Possession of Break in Instrument
  • Obstruct Peace Officer
  • Fail to comply with release order
  • Fail to comply with Undertaking
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (2 counts)

Both accused were held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2416.

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.

Media Inquiries:

Halton Regional Police Service
Media Relations
Phone: 905-825-4899
Email: corpcomm@haltonpolice.ca