This is on the scary side for rural Burlington residents. Higher police coverage is gong to be needed and that probably isn’t in the budget.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 4, 2013 Halton Regional Police are asking residents in rural Burlington to be extra vigilant after a series of […]

Less weed for the locals as a result of police raid. Someone will fill the gap – it’s all about supply and demand.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. May 23, 2013. They grow this stuff because people buy this stuff. Who is doing the buying? Early this morning […]

Heartless criminals taking advantage of people who honestly bought a lottery ticket. Be cautious.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. May 17, 2013. I’ve got one – it was given to me as a gift and every couple of […]

Another one: police looking for two suspects and their vehicle after a daylight home entry in Burlington.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON May 16. 2013 Earlier in the week just past mid-afternoon a resident arrived home to find a vehicle in the […]

Former RBG employee arrested for fraud – accused of taking $350,000 via the corporate credit card.


By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. May 9, 2013. A former employee of Royal Botanical Gardens was arrested today for a series of fraudulent transactions committed […]

That thought that was worth a penny turned out to be a theft worth a quarter of a million.

We were all savings our pennies - thieves didn't want to save - they just stole a truck load of copper - worth a cool quarter of a million dollars.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. May 9, 2013, All those pennies they told you were now close to worthless turn out to be worth […]

Police arrest a suspect for breaking into vehicles at auto body shops and stealing contents.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON May 8, 2013. It took four months but the members of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau were able to arrest […]

Driver and his truck disappear under suspicious circumstances.

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By Staff HAMILTON, ON May 7, 2013. Tim Bosma was selling his truck. Two people showed up at his door to look at the […]

It was wild, it was very dangerous and all kinds of criminal charges were laid. Special Investigations gets called in as well.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. May 6, 2013 A Mississauga man faces multiple charges for his involvement in a series of recent break and […]

So that’s what those storage units are used for – I thought you put furniture in the things.

Highrise storage lockers are safe, dry and easy to acces,  Problem crops up when the police get the key.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 29, 2013. A drug arrest leads to a firearm seizure. The two District Strategic Support Team concluded a […]

Provincially funded, locally trained police officers patrol city streets looking for gang activity, weapons and violent people. It works.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 29, 2013. Policing gets tougher and tougher. The violent criminals are still out there and so are the […]

This is what you call “opaque” as opposed to “transparent”. HRPS can do better than this.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 28, 2013. The originator of this media release from the Halton Regional Police Service was Superintendent Signy Pittman, […]

Halton police get to rack up another “cold case” that now proceeds to trial after police arrest and return suspect to Burlington.

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REVISED Halton Regional Police advise that HRPS homicide detectives arrested the accused in Banff, Alberta and escorted Jan Goro back to Ontario. The R.C.M.P. […]

Police seize drugs valued at $100,000 on the street at a Bellview home – and a list of people who owe the drug dealers money.

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By Pepper Parr It was a busy Friday for the Halton Police when they took down a location with drugs valued at more than […]

Tractor trailers are going to get a real close look by Halton police who will be cruising the QEW looking for violations.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 19, 2013. The big rigs are going to get a big look at by the Halton Regional Police Service […]

The hard part of community policing – reporting on a pedophile released back into the community. There is more the chief of police can do.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 17, 2013. The media release was blunt, direct and very much to the point. Anthony Burke, a convicted […]

Parent wants city to look into what can be done about better safety along rail lines; four killed so far this year.

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    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 16, 2013. For Denise Davy it is personal. She got to the point where she felt something […]

Two Burlington men face charges after a sharp-eyed citizen took notice of suspicious behaviour.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. April 16, 2013. A citizen out for a walk on Headon Forest Drive noticed two males entering driveways along the […]

Another early morning home entry – Oak Grove this time. Sooner or later someone is going to be hurt. Is it time for increased police patrols?

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    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 16, 2013. An Oak Grove residence was entered on April 16, 2013 at 1:45 a.m. A young […]

If you’re a tweep – the Chief wants to talk to you – if you’re a creep – he can arrange to have you arrested.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 15, 2013 The people who count these things say that 66% if Canadians actively use social networking sites […]