Burlington resident charged with robbery and drug possession.

Crime 100By Staff

March 11, 2019

BURLINGTON, ON

 

On March 1, 2019, a male was robbed of his personal property while at a meeting with three other males in the area of Old Oak Park located near Westoak Trail and Westview Terrace in the Town of Oakville.

HRPS crestThe victim was assaulted by one of the males, forcefully removed from a vehicle and left at the roadside. The victim and suspect were known to each other.

On March 8, 2019, members of the Oakville Robbery Team located and arrested the male suspect. The suspect was found in possession of approximately 60 grams of cocaine and 3 bottles of codeine (a controlled substance).

Alex VRUCAJ (19) of Burlington has been charged with the following offences:

• Robbery with violence
• Possession of a controlled substance (codeine)
• Possession for the purposes (cocaine)

VRUCAJ was held for bail.

Anyone with information in regards this incident is asked to contact Detective Constable Peter Galopoulos of the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2274

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 www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

People charged with a criminal offence are presumed to be innocent until a Court finds them guilty.

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