Get away car gets away without the break-in artist using socks for gloves.

Crime 100By Staff

June 14th, 2018



A little after 12:00 PM, yesterday, police responded to a report of a break and enter in progress at a rural home on No. 1 Side Road near Walkers Line in the City of Burlington.

HRPS crestOfficers arrived on scene to find a female in the garage. The female attempted to flee on foot but was quickly arrested.

The female was found to be in possession of a screwdriver, two socks believed to be used as gloves and a two-way radio.

The area was searched for her accomplice / get-away driver which proved negative.  Officers believe the woman was able to alert them prior to her arrest.

Maria WASZKOWSKA (65-yrs-old) of Poland was held for bail charged with break & enter and possession of break-in instruments.

WASZKOWKSA was also found to have a Canada wide Immigration warrant for her arrest since 2004.

Anyone with information on these crimes is encouraged to contact Detective Jared McLeod of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 Ext. 2385

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or through the web at

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