Regional police arrest suspects in Hammond Street residential break and enters.

Crime 100By Staff

January 29th, 2014

Burlington, ON

During the evening hours of Sunday January 25th 2015, three residential break and enters occurred in close proximity to one another on Hammond Street in Burlington.

Entry into the homes was gained through forced doors and in one instance through a basement window. Once inside, the culprit rummaged through closets and drawers, stealing jewelry, cash and electronics.

Officers from the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau continued to investigate these entries. On Tuesday January 27th 2015, two persons were arrested and a search warrant was executed at a home on Lang Street in Hamilton where a quantity of cash, electronics and jewelry were seized.

Arrested and charged are:
Joseph Anthony ALLEN (44 yrs) of Lang Street in Hamilton(Held for Bail)
• Break, enter & theft (three counts)
• Possession of property obtained by crime
• Fail to comply with recognizance (two counts)
• Fail to comply with probation (two counts)
• Possession of a controlled substance (marihuana) under 30 grams

Elizabeth BAKER (39 yrs. ) of Lang Street in Hamilton (Released on an Appearance notice to attend Milton Court on February 18th 2015)
• Possession of property obtained by crime

Anyone with information about this investigation are asked to contact Detective Ellie Bale – Residential Crime Team at 905 825-4747 ext. 2312 or 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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