Jeff Hill sworn in as new Deputy Chief of Halton Regional Police Service,

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By Staff October 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In August 2019, former Deputy Chief Nishan Duraiappah, joined Peel Region as the new Chief of Police. […]

Police Trying to Identify Owners of Seized Property

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By Staff October 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The stuff is sitting in a locker at Police Headquarters waiting for someone to claim it. The […]

A bit of an improvement on commercial vehicle inspections but the number charged with offenses is still far too high.


By Staff October 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you’re driving on the major highways you know how many trucks there are on the road. […]

Arrests made in hate crimes - two charged with Willfully Promoting Hate

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By Staff October 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON It took a lot of time and effort and some dogged follow up work – but it paid […]

Police Seeking the Public's Assistance - Stabbing Incident in Burlington

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By Staff September 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Night spots get very dangerous when people feel they can carry a knife and then stab someone […]

Another mention of the need to be ever vigilant to what you get in your email.

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By Staff September 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you rely on email – getting a message like this causes a small panic: until you […]

Ribfest got robbed - cash was taken from their office on Lakeshore Road.

Ribfest Burlington - said to be the biggest in the province.

By Staff September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspect(s) responsible for a break-in […]

That scam that took half a million out of the city's coffers turned out to be a tad more than that - $503,000 to be exact.

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By Pepper Parr September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has been transparent about the more than half a million dollars that got sucked […]

Counterfeit Oxycodone Pills Containing Fentanyl Circulating in the Greater Toronto Area - that includes Burlington.

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By Staff September 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Can you tell the difference between these pills? Neither can we. One of these is oxycodone, and […]

How to manage the pan handlers - just what did get said at that Council meeting

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By Staff September 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Suzanne Vukosavljevic, Manager of Communications for the city sent out a media release saying: “The City of […]

K9 unit brought in to track down a culprit to a garage where he was found hiding.

The police canine unit was brought in to track down suspects that had begun to break into a Cherry Cr home.

By Staff September 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On Thursday September 19, 2019 at approximately 5:00 am, a lone male culprit entered a 7/11 convenience […]

Arrest Made in Connection to Rims and Tires Thefts from GO Station Parking Lots

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By Staff September 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Between August 21, 2019 and September 11, 2019, there were numerous incidents of thefts of rims and tires […]

Could pausing to give cash to a pan handler get you a ticket for distracted driving? Some members of council think that might be a good idea.

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By Pepper Parr September 10th,2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What do you think about this one? Police in Burlington don’t ticket pan handlers – there is […]

Gazette web site attacked for the third time - whose ox was being gored?

An old newspaper name revived.

By Pepper Parr September 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There has been a third malicious attack on the Burlington Gazette web site. Last Friday we […]

Two Males Arrested After Violent Sexual Assault in Burlington

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By Staff September 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In late August 2019, members of the Halton Regional Police Service, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit […]

They are sent out by the tens of thousands - if you don't recognize the address - ignore them.

By Staff September 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Scamming people is a full time job for some people. They never let up. You can defeat […]

Regional police finally arrest a suspect after chasing, laying out out a tire deflation device - then using K9 to arrest suspect hiding in bushes.

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By Staff, August 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   After a chase by police, and several attempts at stealing another vehicle didn’t work, the police found […]

Police charge Kenneth Soederhuysen with murder of his wife Laura Grant.

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By Staff August 23, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Homicide detectives with the Halton Regional Police Service have laid charges in relation to a homicide that […]

Homicide investigation on No 2 side road; not a public safety matter.

By Staff August 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, the Halton Regional Police Service received a call […]

Using social media and online news police were able to return much of the stolen property.

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By Staff August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service found that working with its media made it possible for residents to […]

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