How about fewer drunks on the road this year so that Burlington is truly the 2nd safest city in the country. RIDE program helps.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 28, 2012 It happens every year and every year the Halton Regional Police scoop up people who are driving […]

Cosmetics company short $700,000 – thinks their former VP took the money. Police think so as well. Judge will decide.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 28, 2012 It took then months to figure it all out but when the numbers were added up ASK […]

Pedestrian struck while crossing Plains Road East Sunday evening. Injuries were serious.

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REVISED By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 25, 2012 Halton Police are currently investigating a collision between and vehicle and pedestrian in front of St. Mathew […]

Construction trailer in Burlington gets broken into; valuable tools taken.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 1, 2012 Just after midnight on October 31st, a construction trailer, parked on Benson Drive, was broken into and several […]

Fatal Collision in on South Service Road; second traffic fatality this year in Burlington.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 26, 2012 A 52 year old Hamilton woman was killed in a car collision on South Service Road at […]

Halton police scoop up a suspected drug trafficker – observant officer should get the credit.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 26, 2012 The Halton Regional Police Service Guns & Gangs Unit conducted a three week long investigation after receiving information […]

Gas station hold up spree in the Region. They got some money and a bunch of lottery tickets. Are you kidding?

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 19, 2012 Back when Montreal was the bank robbery capital of North America Friday was THE day for robberies […]

What Social Media is and what it isn’t. Twitter and Facebook were not designed for emergency police response.

Chief of Police Steve Tanner explains that Social Media is not the same as a 911 call

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 18, 2012 The Halton Regional Police have a problem on their hands. Their mandate is to respond to public […]

A ladies man wants to hope that he doesn’t appear before a female judge.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 16, 2012 The Halton Regional Police Service have arrested a Hamilton man who approached women at various venues, including: fast-food […]

The scam artists want to pull a fast one on you – police call it the water heater scam. Talk about getting into hot water!

That hot water heater might need an upgrade - but talk to someone you know and trust - and that probably isn't the person standing on your doorstep offering a free upgrade.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 16, 2012 They show up at your doorstep. The look innocent enough; they have a badge or what looks […]

Burlington youth found to have small amount of marijuana and a concealed weapon.

Yo the person looking down the barell of this weapon it isn't a harmless toy.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 12, 2012 It was found to be just an air pistol – a BB gun; but what was a […]

It used to be that the Most Wanted had picture in the Post Office – now a security camera catches a stolen credit card being used.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 11, 2012 Halton Regional Police Service is investigating an entry to a vehicle and use of a stolen credit card […]

Being young with a cell phone in your pocket is a dangerous way to live. Police looking for cell phone thieves.

Thieves will sneak up behind you in broad daylight ot stalk you at night.  There is a ready market for stolen cell phones

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 10-12 Just before midnight last Friday two teenagers, male and female – aged 15 and 14 years respectively, were walking […]

Sexual assaults sometimes take a long time to get reported – a 1987 offence results in charges.

Sexual assault is a crime - report it and end the shame.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 3, 2012 A Burlington man faces sex-related charges following an investigation by detectives from the Child Abuse and Sexual […]

A call from someone wanting to fix your computer because they know you’re having problems is a call to hang up on.

An offer to repair your computer by someone you don't know is like giving them your wallet.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 1, 2012 Halton Police want to warn residents to be on the lookout for phony telephone solicitations to repair your […]

It gets dangerous out there sometimes; 20 year old male gets beaten by thugs on Brant Street.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 25, 2012 while sitting on a bench late in the evening with a female friend a 20 year old […]

Drug supply in Burlington will be a little smaller for the next couple of months; police arrest cocaine trafficker.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 21, 2012 The Halton Regional Police have been tracking a person they suspected of being a drug dealer. […]

Explosives Disposal Unit called to Burlington bank, suspicious bag removed from ATM lobby

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 11, 2012 This morning at 9:35 a.m., an employee of a Burlington CIBC bank, located at 575 Brant Street, contacted […]

Suspected thief who wielded at knife at Maple View mall robbery arrested.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 7, 2102 It was blatant. Three woman walked into a store at the Burlington Mall August 13th, and began […]

Police change of command turns out to be a hug in – local boy returns to his roots.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 4, 2012 It was more of a love in than a change of command – even though one […]