Inappropriate touching in a movie theatre: – police make an arrest.

By Staff

February 24, 2014


It went on for quite a while – between December 2013 and February 2014, but the Regional police were able to apprehend and charge a Hamilton resident for inappropriate touching.

The accused person had been going to the Silver City Cineplex Cinema located at 1250 Brant Street in Burlington where he engaged in inappropriate and unwanted contact with at least three different women.  These incidents were later reported to Police. 

The accused has been arrested and charged with the following offenses:


William DEJONG, 56, of Hamilton Ontario is charged with:

Mischief – Interfere with person in lawful use, enjoyment of property (three counts)

The Halton Regional Police Service believe that Mr. DeJong may have had similar contact with additional women at this theatre during this time period and urge victims to contact the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at (905) 825-4747 extension 2316.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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