Police doing very well catching the break and enter bandits - this culprit was doing business in Niagara Falls as well.

Crime 100By Staff

October 2, 2014



On Friday September 26th 2014 shortly before 3:30 pm police responded to a residential break-in on Vancouver Crescent in Burlington.

The owner returned home after a 30 minute absence and observed the front door ajar and could hear someone fleeing out the rear patio door.

Entry was gained through a rear second floor window with the use of a ladder which was stored in the backyard. Inspection of the home revealed articles of jewellery was taken from several bedrooms. Those articles were recovered in a neighbouring backyard.

Police also identified a break-in to a shed on Heathfield Drive where articles of clothing worn by the suspect were discarded.

After an investigation by members of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau, the person responsible was arrested at 10:40 PM last night (October 1st) outside a Niagara Falls Motel. Upon arrest, he was found to be in possession of property stolen from a break-in at a home on Emery Street in Niagara Falls earlier in the day.

Albert Edward KING (46 yrs) of Hamilton was returned to Halton and held for bail on the following charges:

Break, Enter & Theft X 3
• Obstruct Police X 2
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
• Fail to Comply with Recognizance X 2

Police are still investigating other daytime residential break-ins in Burlington with the possibility of further charges being laid.

Anyone with information on this investigation can contact Det. Bale – 3 Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau – Residential Crime Team at (905)825-4747 ext. 2312
Police also remind the public to utilize Crime Stoppers to report any illegal activity at 1 800 222-TIPS (8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637(crimes).

For additional information about community concerns in Burlington, follow us on Twitter @HRPSBurl or for the latest crime data, news releases and general information, visit the Service’s website www.haltonpolice.ca

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