Be very, very careful about this one. Major attempt at identity theft via a Facebook message

Identity theft

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 25, 2012 The email message started out nicely enough. Hello, it said. And it was from The Facebook Team. […]

Thieves rob woman inside Admiral Inn on Billings Court – did security cameras capture the theft?

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 23, 2012 A 31-year-old woman in Burlington on business escaped injury after being robbed of her possessions in a Burlington […]

The pickings were really easy so a pair of petty thieves went from car door to car door – opened those that weren’t locked and took.

Stealing from cars

By Staff The petty thieves must just love Burlington – all they have to do is walk up and down the streets and look for […]

Racist graffiti painted on the walls of St. Patrick Elementary School on Kenwood Drive.

St. Patricks Elementary school

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON APRIL 19, 2012 Sometime over the weekend of March 6th, someone snuck onto the grounds of St Patrick’s Elementary School […]

Four Arrested in $16 Million Investment Scam. Remember the Best Way to Help Stop Fraud Is to Report It.

Dollars in the eye

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 11, 2012 The Fraud Unit of the Halton Regional Police Service, with the assistance of the Ontario Securities Commission, has […]

Why would you leave a door unlocked – hope your insurance agent doesn’t read this. Hope police delivered a short lecture as well.

House door unlocked

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 5, 2012 Halton Regional Police Service were called to investigate a break and enter to a local residence in Burlington. […]

Pilot service is a cross between a paddy wagon and an ambulance – that will get young people home safely.

Taxi B van

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 4, 2012 You can still see the geek in the guy as he talks about a pilot project that […]

Predators are still out there. Caution your children and think about giving them a whistle.

Whistle blowing

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 30, 2012 On March 28th at 3:40 p.m. a ten-year-old boy was walking east along Blairholm Ave, approaching Courtland Dr., […]

Several men don’t seem to know how to appropriately get the attention they want.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 27, 2012 On Saturday March 24 at 11:00 a.m., a woman was seated in her parked car getting ready […]

Police closing in on robbers who held up a Burlington youth at knifepoint in Brant Hills community.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 27, 2012 Halton Regional Police investigators have now determined the thieves who robbed a twelve year old girl, who […]

Halton police investigators stick with a home invasion case and break it wide open – arrest three.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 22, 2012 Last December 4th, at 1:00 am, three masked men broke into a Faversham Avenue home and stormed the […]

Police report Burlington Youth Robbed at Knife Point in Brant Hills community

knife point robbery

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 19, 2012 A twelve-year-old Burlington girl was robbed of her iPod at knife point in the Brant Hills community Sunday […]

Red light camera in Burlington expected to increases road safety & catch red light runners. $100,000 to install/maintain, not a cash grab.

Red light runner acccident

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 19, 2012 The first red light camera in Burlington is up and running to remind drivers to stop at red […]

First class police work in the Region nabs three robbery suspects. Police charge them with everything they can think of.

Robbery armed

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 14, 2012 An daylight armed robbery on Brant Street drugstore in February On February 17th the Halton Regional Police […]

When they say “red light” they aren’t talking about a district – they’re talking about your wallet and the fines they will impose.

Red light cameras

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 8, 2012 The first red light camera in Halton Region is up and running to remind drivers to stop […]

They don’t want their insurance company to find out about this mistake.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 8, 2012 It was reported as stolen but it may have been more of a prank. A Boothman Avenue resident […]

Young female believed she was being stalked by the driver of a white van in the Plains Rd East & Maple Avenue area.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 2, 2012 On February 29th around 8:30 p.m., a fifteen-year-old female walking west along Plains Road East from Maple Avenue […]

Indecent act on Brant Street committed by male in a minivan.

HRPS car

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON February 29, 2012 It was more than a jolt for the young woman walking south on Brant near Prospect when she […]

Halton’s Crime Rate lowest since 1974; Drops 10.4% in 2011. Chief says low crime is a community achievement.

police in cruiser

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON February 23, 2012 An historic bench mark in public safety was achieved by the Halton Regional Police in 2011 with the […]

ATM at a bowling alley broken into, unauthorized cash withdrawal. Bowling balls were left in place.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON February 22, 2012 Burlington Bowl at 4065 Harvester Road was broken into early Sunday morning at around 3:30 am. People as […]