Burlington detachment police partner with Hamilton and Grimsby to arrest criminals who went on a ten day crime spree.

Crime 100By Staff

November 24, 2015

BURLINGTON, ON

Most police work is day to day drudgery – driving around with eyes peeled for behaviour that looks to be out of the ordinary.
Standing in cold weather doing RIDE checks.

There is nothing glamorous about the work – and in the Region of Halton things for the most part are pretty quiet.

The Halton Regional Police 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau partnered with the Hamilton Police B.E.A.R. Office and the Niagara Regional Police Grimsby Criminal Investigation Branch in a joint investigation into a series of armed robberies that took place across three jurisdictions – Burlington, Hamilton Grimsby. One suspect remains outstanding.

On October 18, 2015, the suspects that have been arrested robbed The Super Convenience Store on Plains Rd in the City of Burlington.

On October 18, 2015 the suspects robbed the Big Bonus Convenience in the area of Upper James in the City of Hamilton

On October 21, 2015 the suspects robbed the Husky Gas Station in the area of Limeridge Rd East in the City of Hamilton

On October 24, 2015 the suspects robbed the Husky Gas Station in the area of Mohawk Rd W. in the City of Hamilton

On October 27, 2015, the suspects robbed the Husky Gas Station on Plains Road East in the City of Burlington.

On October 27, 2015 the suspects robbed the Husky Gas Station in the area of Gray’s Rd. in the City of Hamilton

On October 28, 2015 the suspects robbed the Husky Gas Station in the area of Hwy #5 in the City of Hamilton

On October 29, 2015, the suspects robbed a pharmacy in in the Town of Grimsby.

That is a crime spree.

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The police have arrested the person in the red sweater – they are still looking for the person in the grey hood.

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Person in the grey hood added a disguise but the eyes are pretty clear. Is this someone you recognize?

Police are appealing to the public to assist in identifying one of the suspects caught on video surveillance in Grimsby. Police have identified the male in the red sweater and are looking to identify the suspect in the grey hooded sweatshirt who remains outstanding.

On November 19th 2015 two suspects were arrested for the above robberies.   There is a third suspect the police have not yet located.

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A close up of the suspect in the grey hood – police want to find this person.

Following the arrest of the two suspects, Hamilton and Halton officers executed search warrants on two homes and one vehicle. Several items were seized further strengthening the case.

Charged with the following offences are:

Ali TAHSEEN ALI, 20 years of Stoney Creek has been charged with:

10 counts of robbery
9 counts of wear disguise
1 count of weapons dangerous
1 count of conspiracy to commit robbery

Luai ASALIEH, 21 years of Glanbrook has been charged with:

1 count of wear disguise
1 count of weapons dangerous
1 count of conspiracy to commit robbery

The Gazette reported on the two robberies on Plains Road and commented at the time that these two events had all the sign of having been committed by the same people. We were right.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det/Cst Ryan Hay of the Hamilton Police BEAR office at 905 546 8938 or to remain anonymous, please contact Hamilton Crime Stoppers at 1 800 522 8477.

You can also contact the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905 825-4747 ext 2316 or  call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

Anyone with any further information about any Hamilton related crimes is asked to contact Detective Constable Ryan Hay of the Hamilton Police BEAR office at 905 546 8938 or anyone wishing to remain anonymous is asked to contact Hamilton Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 8477.

Anyone with any further information about any Niagara related crimes is asked to contact The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) at 905-688-4111. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Niagara http://niagaratips.ca/

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