Police upgrade murder charge to first degree murder.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON. June 14, 2015 As a result of further investigation, Halton Regional Police homicide detectives have determined the murder of Parmanand (Barry) DEBIE was a deliberate, pre-planned act and have accordingly upgraded the charge against Calvin GREEN to first degree murder.

GREEN will attend a bail hearing this morning at 10:00 a.m. at the Milton Provincial Court.

A number of Gazette readers have commented and complained that the police are being unfair with the language they are using and that it is a court of law that makes the decision as to guilt.

The role of the police is to investigate and then lay what they feel are appropriate charges under the Criminal Code Act.  A court of lay will then decide if the person is guilty or not guilty.

Those readers have a point.

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Calvin Green, a 19 year old Toronto resident, charged with murder of “Barry” Debie.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  June 13, 2013.  Earlier today homicide detectives arrested the individual responsible in the death of Parmanand (Barry) DEBIE.

 Calvin Gordon GREEN, a 19-year-old Toronto resident was arrested in Burlington and is facing a charge of second degree murder.

 GREEN is being held in custody pending a bail hearing scheduled for Friday June 14, at 10:00 a.m. in Milton Provincial Court.

 The investigation has determined that the victim knew the accused and died as a result of being stabbed.

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Police announce an arrest in Burlington murder

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  June 13, 2013.  Homicide detectives have made an arrest in the death of Parmanand (Barry) DEBIE.

Details concerning the arrest and name of accused will be released shortly by way of media release.

No additional details are available for release at this time.

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Burlington detachment of the Regional police is investigating a homicide at a Mountainside Drive residence.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON. June 7, 2013. On June 7, 2013 at 10:48 a.m., police were requested to attend a residence on Mountainside Drive after an individual had discovered their roommate unconscious.

Police arrived to find the man with no vital signs and he has since been pronounced deceased.

Members of the Homicide Unit have been called to the scene and are investigating the circumstances that led to the man’s death.

Homicide is a crime that is seldom committed in Burlington.  The Det. Sargent who heads up homicide for the HRPS also heads up the fraud detail – that one keeps him busy. 

Police are expected to issue a statement sometime later today.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit tip line at 905 825-4776 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS(8477).

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Small potatoes in the drug world but an arrest is an arrest and it adds to the police stats.

By Pepper Parr

BURLINGTON, ON  June 6, 2013.  The drug dealers are keeping the police busy enough.  Earlier today  members of the Three District Strategic Support Team concluded an investigation into alleged cocaine traffickers in Burlington. 

Investigators conducted the investigation and as a result, the  Team arrested two targeted persons.  Both were found to be in possession of a quantity of marihuana and cocaine. 

The investigation was concluded when the Strategic Support Team members executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residence in Burlington. 

As a result of the arrests and drug warrant, investigators seized the following items:

  43 grams of cocaine

• 7.5 grams of marihuana

• Approximately $ 640.00 in Canadian currency

• Scales, Packaging materials and cellular phones

ACCUSED(s):

 Lilit ISHAK (20 years old)

Matthew COOPER (20 years old)

Both from Burlington have been charged with;

Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking a Controlled Substance and Possession of a controlled substance

Dealing in drugs is a lucrative business – which helps to pay the lawyers you need.  Gotta be a better way of making a living.  But I guess as long as there are people who want to buy and use the stuff there are going to be people who will supply it.

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Rapid police response results in the arrest of transient youth for assault of a 16 year old female.

 

 

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  June 5, 2013.  Halton Police have arrested a transient youth following the assault on a young girl on Sutton Drive near Dryden.

At just after 4:00 p.m. a 16-year-old girl was walking northbound on Sutton Drive near Dryden Avenue when a male approached, attempting to engage her in conversation.  The girl did not stop and continued walking when she was suddenly pushed off the sidewalk by the male.  The girl was uninjured, but an article of her clothing was ripped during the assault.

The girl went to a nearby friend’s house and immediately contacted police.

The incident generated a significant police response that resulted in the swift arrest of the male, in the area of Alexander’s Public School. 

A 17-year-old youth has been charged with Assault and held for a bail hearing.  His identity is protected under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.  

Detectives are continuing their investigation into the incident and are seeking information from the community that would assist in that regard.  Anyone who may have witnessed the assault is asked to contact the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905 825-4747 x2315, Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS(8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting ‘Tip201’ with your message to 274637(crimes).

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The thieves are now on the run, working at not getting caught. Solid police work will catch them. You can help.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  June 4, 2013.  They are beginning to close in.  The police recovered a vehicle they believe was used by a pair of bandits that broke into a number of homes in the north Burlington and parts of Milton.

The car was stolen – of course – this luckless pair would not have owned a car – that would require an honest source of income.  The vehicle is a 2001 Buick Regal, silver in colour.

The Halton Regional Police are seeking the public’s assistance to catch these two.

Lots of them around – but did you notice one like this in North Burlington, maybe at a gas station. Occupants wearing baseball caps looking a bit on the scruffy side. It is information like this that catches thieves.

You may have seen them in the area, they are thought to have pulled in for gas or stopped at a convenience store in the south Milton area along the Derry Road corridor and in the north Burlington area along the Dundas Road corridor.  

The description of the suspects is sketchy – you may be able to add to it.

Suspect #1:

Male / White, muscular build, Mid 20’s, jogging pants and muscle shirt, dark hair with a beard (Scruffy looking)

Suspect #2:

Male / White, muscular build, Mid 20’s, jogging pants and muscle shirt, blond hair. 

Both suspects were believed to be wearing baseball hats and were between 5’9” and 6’2” in height.

The Halton Police would like to hear from any citizen who believes they may have seen the suspects or the suspect vehicle.  Anyone with information concerning these incidents is asked to contact the One District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 x 2415, or the Three District Criminal Investigations Bureau at x 2315, Crime Stoppers at 1- 800-222-TIPS(8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637(crimes).

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The gangsters moved north – but they are still out there. Be vigilant.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  June 4, 2013.  Yesterday five homes were entered in rural Milton as a result of day time break and enters.  All of the entries are believed to have occurred before 1:00 PM and may be linked to another break and enter in Burlington. 

Two homes were entered on the Sixth Line south of Derry Road, two more homes were entered on Bell School Line north of Derry Road and also a home on Tremaine Road south of Derry.   

A lot of country roads down there. The police will do as much as they can – neighbours might want to get out on the roads as well – keeping an eye on things.

All of the homes were unoccupied at the time of these entries.  Access was gained in a variety of ways including forced entry through front, rear and side doors as well as windows.  Unknown culprits ransacked each home taking valuables such as cash, electronics and jewellery.   

 The Halton Police are requesting residents to be extra vigilant in reporting any suspicious persons or vehicles in your area and if they observe a crime in progress to call 9-1-1.

An Our Burlington reporter was driving along Bell Line a few days ago and had paused to look at a piece of property when an HRPS cruiser was about to pass and slowed down and gave us that questioning look.  So the police are out there doing their part.

There are a lot of roads and only so much money in the gas budget.

when they catch a few of them – let us hope the judge who gets the case fully appreciates the damage, not only financial but psychological, that is done when someone returns home and finds the house has been broken into.

It takes some people a long time to get over the feeling that they are not safe.

Catch these guys – quick.

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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.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  June 4, 2013 Halton Regional Police are asking residents in rural Burlington to be extra vigilant after a series of daylight home entries in the north end of the city.

Late in May several homes were entered in the rural area, north of Dundas Street.  Entries occurred on Britannia Road, Blind Line and Walkers Line near #2 Side road.

In each case the homes were unoccupied at the time of entry, suspects forced their way in and the contents of the residence were strewn about.  Jewellery and small electronics were taken.

Rural Burlington is going to need to see more of these on the back roads. Thieves are now prowling those roads and forcing their way into homes whose occupants are out for part of the day.

Police are asking residents of the rural communities to report any suspicious persons or vehicles promptly and if they observe a crime in progress to call 9-1-1.

In the suburban areas there are “eyes on the street” – nothing like that at the end of a long laneway.  Once the thieves realize there is an opportunity it won’t take them long to exploit it.

Higher and more visible coverage is the solution.  Maybe HRPS could take some of the cars that sit behind the bushes waiting to catch speeders and have them drive up and down the side roads.

Inexpensive video cameras hooked up to the internet are the safest thing residents have going for them.

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

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  May 23, 2013.  They grow this stuff because people buy this stuff.  Who is doing the buying?

Early this morning  police, using a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant raided a home at 940 Glen View Avenue, Burlington.

Found: 34 Cannabis Marihuana Plants in various stages of growth and 30 grams of dried Cannabis Marihuana. Also found: 12 firearms and ammunition that was stored in an unsafe manner.

Police have arrested and charged the following persons:

Christopher Kyle SILVERTHORNE,  39 years of age:

1) Production of a Controlled Substance

2) Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking a Controlled Substance.

3) Careless Storage of Ammunition

Zorica  KRASULJA, 34 years of age :                        

1) Production of a Controlled Substance

2) Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking a Controlled Substance.

3) Careless Storage of Ammunition

SILVERTHORNE was released on a Promise to Appear in Milton Court on June 18th 2013.

KRASULJA was released on a Promise to Appear in Milton Court on June 18th 2013.

What is both surprising and disturbing is accused people being released on their own recognizance – no bail or surety required, with criminal code charges that involve 12 weapons.  We aren’t talking about BB guns here.  Wrong message being sent here

Anyone with information in relation to these or any other crimes is asked to contact the Integrated Drug, Gun and Gang Unit at 905-825-4747- ext 8732, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “tip201” with your message to 274637(crimes).

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

By Pepper Parr

BURLINGTON, ON.  May 17, 2013.  I’ve got one – it was given to me as a gift and every couple of weeks I go on-line to see if MY number won.  So I might listen to anyone calling to say they were from the Heart and Stroke Foundation and telling me that I had won a prize.

Halton Regional Police Service are asking seniors to be cautious when receiving phone solicitations from people claiming to be calling on behalf of the Heart and Stroke Lottery or Mega-Millions.

Police have received information that a male caller is phoning seniors, claiming to be with one of these two lotteries, and stating that the individual has won $2.5 Million dollars and a 2013 Mercedes. 

Regular Heart and Stroke Lottery players would have known a call for a $2.5 million dollar prize was a scam.

That $2.5 million prize would have alerted me.  Heart and Stroke doesn`t have prizes in that range – they have daily prizes of $5000 and a weekly prize of $10,000 – so I would have known right away that this was a scam.

The anonymous male gives the victim a claim number and instructs them to go to the closest Western Union Outlet.  He often offers to provide a phone number to the victim so they can locate the nearest Western Union outlet to their location.

 The victim is then instructed to send $300 to another party in West Mooreland, Jamaica, get a receipt and then call the male back so they can arrange for the phony prize to be delivered.  The male party asks for personal information about the victim, such as their name, age, marital status, and address. 

Seniors are reminded to not provide anyone with personal information over the telephone unless they themselves initiate the call.  If you’re ever in doubt – call the police or speak to a friend.  If it sounds to good to be true – that usually means it isn’t true.

 

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

 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 driveway and a man descending a flight of stairs from his apartment area.  Once at his apartment he recognized it had been broken into and property had been stolen.

The man he had seen on the stairs had taken off running down the street and the suspicious vehicle had hurriedly backed out of the driveway and was seen to pick up the man a short distance away.  The victim recalled seeing the same man the day prior when he appeared at his door attempting to sell him CD’s. 

The victim had a television and Apple IPOD stolen from his apartment and he recalled seeing a television in the rear seat of the suspicious vehicle when he passed by it.

Suspect #1 (driver) – male, black, 30 years of age, 6’2”, 180 lbs, thin build and dark hair in dreadlocks or braids

Suspect #2 – male, black, mid 20’s in age, 5’5”, 160 lbs, short buzzed hair, wearing a black sport jacket with a green t-shirt and dark blue jeans

Suspect vehicle – beige in colour, possibly a Ford Contour with structural damage to the driver’s front bumper and passenger door area 

The scam for these two appears to be going door to door trying to sell DVD’s and checking out a residence then going back and breaking in.  Alert your friends to this one.

There are an increasing number of daylight break-ins taking place.  Police advise residents to not even attempt to apprehend anyone you see breaking into your home.  Stay as calm as you can and look for details you can give the police – but call 911 first.

Look for facial details, license numbers, clothing details.  It is this kind of information that helps police catch the culprits.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905 825-4747 x2315, Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS(8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637(crimes).


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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 during her tenure.

What do you do with a 70 year old who used a corporate credit card for their own use over a period of five years? Jail?

Between May 2007 and May 2012, over $350,000.00 in unauthorized cash advance transactions were drawn on Royal Botanical Gardens – Corporate Credit Card.

Ethel GALLANT, 70 yrs, of Hamilton faces three counts of Fraud over $5000 and will appear in Milton Court on June 5th.

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

By Pepper Parr

BURLINGTON, ON.  May 9, 2013,  All those pennies they told you were now close to worthless turn out to be worth a decent dollar – just as long as the copper in those coins is smelted out and rolled out into sheets or pressed into ingots.

Someone figured this out and between May 4th and May 6th broke into Tallman Bronze on Industrial Road and made off with copper valued at $250,000.

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.

 Burlington detectives are seeking public assistance with their investigation into the break-in.  Investigators believe a large truck would have been needed to transport the copper from the site. 

Police are appealing to area businesses and local residents who may have noticed any suspicious activity occurring in the area of 2220 Industrial Street over the weekend of May 4th to May 6th. 

Anyone with information pertaining to this matter is asked to call Detective Andy Forde of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825 4747 x2385, Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS(8477), through the web  or by texting ‘Tip201’ with your message to 274637(crimes).

 

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

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON  May 8, 2013.  It took four months but the members of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau were able to arrest a suspect who would target vehicles left for repairs at auto body shops, smashing out the windows of the vehicle and removing property from within.

The accused, Mark TRAVIS, 44 yrs, of Burlington was arrested and held for a bail hearing.

Next the police can focus on the series of thefts from the contents of vehicles in the Alton Village and Orchard Park communities.  That people have left their cars unlocked has made it easier for the bandits but police will eventually catch these guys as well.

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Driver and his truck disappear under suspicious circumstances.

By Staff

HAMILTON, ON May 7, 2013.  Tim Bosma was selling his truck.

Two people showed up at his door to look at the truck.  They wanted to take it for a test drive.  Bosma decided to go with the two men.  That was on May 6th.   Bosma hasn’t been seen since.

Friends created a Facebook page and are using social media to get the word out and find Tim Bosma

The truck, a 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 with license plates 726-7ZW has not been seen.  Hamilton police Detective Steve Pacey is leading the investigation

A source told Our Burlington that Bosma was a little suspicious about the men who showed up to buy the truck and decided to go with them.

Family and friends are using social media to get the word out and to spread the license number far and wide.

If you see the plates on a black pick up call 905-546-4930

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

By Pepper Parr

BURLINGTON, ON.  May 6, 2013   A Mississauga man faces multiple charges for his involvement in a series of recent break and enters in both Burlington and Oakville.

 During the night of May 3, 2013 the accused and other suspects stood in front of Appleby Opticals, 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington, smashed through the front door and stole a quantity of glasses frames.

Later, at 2:19 a.m., the accused and associates broke into the Walkers Medical Centre, 1821 Walkers Line, Burlington, and stole a quantity of medicinal items. 

At 2:35 a.m., a break and enter occurred at the Bell Store, 2475 Appleby Line, Burlington.  The accused and other suspects smashed through the front door and stole cash.

 At 2:45 a.m., a break and enter occurred at the Telus Mobility Store, 2501 Third Line, Oakville.  Again, the accused and associates smashed through the front door and removed tools and cash from within.

It was a uniformed police officer, in a marked police cruiser, conducting commercial premise checks who  came across the incident.  An interaction took place between the lone officer and multiple suspects who  drove their vehicle towards the officer, and colliding with it.  During the life-threatening encounter, the officer discharged his firearm. 

One individual was arrested at the scene while the accused and the other suspect fled on foot.  The vehicle utilized by the suspects had been previously stolen from Oakville in April.

The accused, Jonathan MARUCIO was arrested in Peel Region and additional investigation to date has implicated him in at least two prior Oakville entries on April 25th:

Bell Store – 2525 Hampshire Gate and Telus Mobility Store – 2501 Third Line in Oakville

 ACCUSED:  Jonathan MARUCIO, 31 yrs, of Mississauga has been charged with:

 Break, Enter & Theft (six counts)

Theft of Motor Vehicle (two counts)

Breach of Recognizance (two counts)

Wear Disguise While Committing Offence (two counts)

Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000

Possession of Break and Enter Tools

 The individual arrested at the scene of this incident, a 25-year-old female, has been released unconditionally.

After investigating further the police had a suspect they very much wanted to talk to whom they identified as Jesse RIGO, 21 yrs, of Mississauga

 Mid afternoon on Saturday Rigo surrendered himself to police at #20 Division, Oakville Police Station with his lawyer at his side.

He has been charged with:

Aggravated Assault, Endangering the Life of a Peace Officer
Dangerous Driving
Break, Enter & Theft (six counts)
Theft of Motor Vehicle (two counts)
Wear Disguise While Committing Offence (two counts)
Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000
Possession of Break and Enter Tools
Breach of Probation (two counts)
Breach of Recognizance (two counts)

The accused was accompanied by his lawyer at that time.  The police report that the accused did not suffer any injuries as a result of the original incident when the car the thieves were using rammed into the police cruiser. Rigo was held for a bail hearing and will be appear at the Ontario Provincial Court in Milton.


 

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

By Pepper Parr

BURLINGTON, ON.  April 29, 2013.  A drug arrest leads to a firearm seizure.

The two District Strategic Support Team concluded a three-week investigation into a suspected drug trafficker operating in Oakville.  On April 26th, three males were observed engaging in a drug transaction in the parking lot of an Oakville apartment building.

 Two of the males were subsequently arrested and found to be in possession of approximately 5.5 ounces of cocaine, 69 oxycodone tablets, 4 grams of heroin and over $1,000 in Canadian currency. The third male was arrested shortly thereafter outside of his residence.

They are safe, they are dry not all that expensive either. Great place to store stuff you don’t need or don’t want other people to get at.  Most of these storage places have video surveillance – which the police will now go over with a fine tooth comb.

That’s when things got even more interesting for the police who obtained two Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrants; one warrant was executed at a residence in Oakville where a small quantity of cocaine was seized. The second warrant was executed at a storage unit in Burlington and investigators seized the following items:

 Ruger .357 caliber handgun with six rounds of ammunition

Approximately 2.5 kilograms of cocaine

7 pounds of cannabis marihuana

11.5 ounces of heroin

310 oxycodone tablets

15 grams of methamphetamine (crystal meth)

 The estimated street value of the seized drugs is $180,000. Additionally, approximately $45,000 in Canadian currency was seized.  Thy would have been wiser to have put that cash in a sock and buried it somewhere.

 Charged in relation to the investigation are:

 Adam PINKUS (22 years old) of Oakville

Possession of a Controlled Substance (cocaine)

 Kyle VANDERPLOEG (29 years old) of Oakville

Trafficking a Controlled Substance (cocaine), three counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine, oxycodone, heroin), two counts of Breach of Probation

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

Both PINKUS and VANDERPLOEG are scheduled to appear in Milton Court on June 4th in relation to their charges.

 

Aseef MUHIT (22 years old) of Oakville

Trafficking a Controlled Substance (cocaine), five counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine, marihuana, heroin, oxycodone, methamphetamine).

 MUHIT is also charged with a total of nine firearms related offences, and two counts of Breach Probation. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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

By Pepper Parr

BURLINGTON, ON. April 29, 2013.  Policing gets tougher and tougher.  The violent criminals are still out there and so are the people who are really smart and can manipulate computers and create software that will first steal your money and then clean you out financially.

Drugs are so profitable – until you are caught, that young, poorly educated people into the business.  When you put the profits available in the drug trade together with the violent young men – there is a brew that can only explode and police officers have to deal with it.

The province has funded the training of uniformed officers who work as patrol teams and target areas identified through crime analysis, intelligence and community reports as places where violent criminals are likely to be found. The patrol teams are focused on responding to and preventing crimes related to violence, weapons and gang activity.

 The Halton PAVIS ( Provincial Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy) Patrol Team was deployed in the City of Burlington on Friday April 26th, 2013.  That evening they were patrolling and stopped a vehicle on Brant Street.

BINGO! They had one. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of two males and the seizure of cash, scales, cell phones, other evidence of trafficking and approximately 1 ounce of cocaine.  That wasn’t very much but the scales were the telling bit of evidence.

 Charged: Diljeev RAI (32 years old) of Burlington

Possession of a Controlled Substance – Cocaine

Drive While Suspended

 Charged: Yan FORTIER (37 years old)  of Burlington

Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

 Both were released for court on an undertaking.

 Investigators remind the public to utilize Crime Stoppers to report any illegal drug, gang or gun activity at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637.

 

 

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

By Pepper Parr

BURLINGTON, ON. April 28, 2013.  The originator of this media release from the Halton Regional Police Service was Superintendent Signy Pittman, Professional Standards.  That’s the first clue that there is a problem.

The contact person was a  Staff Sergeant,  Peter Hodgson, 30 Division  The event took place in Burlington.

The subject line was “Collision Involving a Motorcycle: SIU Investigating

 The media release goes on to say that: “At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 27th,2013, an officer of the Halton Regional Police Service was in the area of Snake Road and Waterdown Road in Burlington.  The officer commenced an investigation of a motorcycle.  The motorcycle was involved in a collision and the driver received non-life threatening injuries.  As a result, the Ontario Special Investigations Unit is investigating.”

The release doesn’t say that the police cruiser was involved in the collision with the motorcycle.  Perhaps it should have.  Whenever a person is involved in an accident with the police the SIU – Special Investigations Unit is called in.

But this media release doesn’t say.  Transparency went out the window on this one.

 The Special Investigations Units would like any witnesses to this incident to contact them at 1-800-787-8529.

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