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.

Oxycodone in spoon

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.

knife point robbery

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.

Police swearing in

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

Armed Robbery at Rogers Store on Fairview in Burlington; cell phones stolen – no staff injuries

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 31, 2012 Halton Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Rogers Wireless store in Burlington. On […]

Former Halton teacher criminally charged with sexually exploiting a student between 2005 and 2010

Former Halton Board of Education teacher charged with sexual exploitation

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 23, 2012 The Halton Children’s Aid Society has investigated a complaint against a Halton Board of Education teacher thought to […]

Arson Suspected in Two Car Blaze on Longmeadow Drive

Burlington Fire fighters quickly extinguished a blaze on Longmeadow Drive, Arson is suspected. .

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 23, 2012 It was just after 1 am in the morning when the fire trucks raced up Longmeadow Drive […]

Burlington’s Riviera Motel damaged by fire; arson suspected.

Riviera from front

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 18, 2012 The Riviera Motel, empty for at least six months was found ablaze late Friday night. Burlington fire crews […]

Bun fight on Silvan Drive: Police maintain the perils of social media evident at Burlington gathering

Surprise - we heard about your party and we want in.  Police were called - it got "unruly"

By Staff BURLINGTON. ON August 17, 2012 Halton Regional Police are reminding the public of the perils associated with social media platforms after notice of […]

Is this what they mean by organized crime? Threesome pull a fast one at Burlington Mall.

Organized crime - all in handcuffs

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 16, 2012 The Regional Police got a call from the Fido store at the Burlington Mall to report a […]

Pedestrian struck by car on Brant Street. Driver did not have a valid license. Police lay charges.

Police lay charges against unlicensed driver of car that struck pedestrian on Brant Street

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 9, 2012 A 42 year old Burlington resident, driving without a valid driver’s license, struck a pedestrian who was crossing […]

East end Burlington resident injured in home invasion; police asking for help.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 6, 2012 Just after 9:30pm, Sunday, an east end Burlington home was invaded by two males. One of the […]

They are out there again – trying to scam seniors of their savings. If the “bank inspector” calls – demand to see him at his office.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 31, 2012 The Bank Investigator Scam is back. And as they usually do- they target vulnerable trusting seniors who […]

Halton ranked safest regional municipality in Canada with a population of over 100,000

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 27, 2012 Based on federal government statistics, the Region of Halton is the safest place to be in all […]

History takes another hit when vandals desecrate St. Luke’s Anglican Church Cemetery.

Redcoats salute a fallen soldier buried at st. Lukes Anglican Church Cemetary as part of the War of 1812 celebrations.

Redcoats salute a fallen soldier buried at St. Luke’s Anglican Church Cemetery as part of the War of 1812 celebrations. By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July […]

Health Club takes a hit; bandit takes cash; police nab bandit. Bandit will get a change of address.

Bandit left with just the cash from the Cedar Springs Health Club - but left something behind that allowed the police to arrest him the next day.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 25, 2012 It didn’t take long for the Halton Regional Police to make an arrest in the July 22nd break-in […]