Eyes on the street in a Burlington community results in three arrests for trafficking in marijuana.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 23, 2012 They call it eyes on the street; people keeping their eyes open and taking note of things that […]

New Regional police chief spent 16 formative years with the Halton Police service. Left to polish his resume and is now the top cop.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 29, 2012 Stephen J. Tanner will become the next chief of the Halton Regional Police Service. For Tanner it […]

It has become the crime of choice for many criminals – it is relatively easy and it happens because we don’t pay attention – identity theft..

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 29, 2012 Halton Regional Police have laid a total of 140 charges related to fraud and identity theft Early […]

Knife point robbery on Brant at Caroline; suspect is believed to be a 15-17 year old female.

Writing up another report, not that many during the Sound of Music Festival

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 19, 2012 Last Sunday evening as the last of the Sound of Music fans were heading home, at 12:40 a.m., […]

Alert residents see suspicious behavior and call police; two Toronto types don’t drive home.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 16, 2012 It is watchful citizens that catch the criminals.. There was a series of daytime house break in in […]

It was a police operation code named “commute” – covered a lot of ground between Hamilton and Toronto; none on the GO train.

Numerous police units were involved in Operation Commute; an 11 month investigation that resulted in the seizure of three kilos of drugs and $45,000 in cash plus nine arrests.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 This was a big one. A total of nine people charged with multiple offences during what the […]

Halton Police Make Arrest in Stabbing Incident in Burlington near Tansley Woods Recreation Center

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 9, 2012 The Halton Regional Police Service were called to the wooded area near Tansley Woods Recreation Center on reports […]

Series of break-ins in the Headon, Millcroft, Alton Village and Orchard communities – they are looking for gold jewelry for the most part.

The police cannot protect our propert without help from the public.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 7, 2012 They first of all ensure that you aren’ The police cannot protect our propert without help from the […]

Police identify and arrest three identity theft thieves.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON May 31, 2012 The Fraud unit of the Halton Regional Police is keeping very busy – they recently arrested three people […]

It took a little while but police arrest Hamilton resident for assault at Club 54 on Harvester Road.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON May 24, 2012 It looks as if the Burlington detachment of the Regional Police are making it very clear that they […]

Author is Mother of an 11 year old daughter, resident of Woodstock who has finally come to terms with the murder of Tori Stafford.

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By Martha Emonts WOODSTOCK, ON May 23, 2012 For the past few weeks I have written over 12,000 words on the abduction and murder of […]

What does the brutal murder of a delightful, inquisitve friendly little eight year old girl do to a community? How does it recover?

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Part 11 This series is a first person account, told by a parent who has lived through the fear and pain that rocked Woodstock when […]

Good police work means putting the pieces of the puzzle together. Halton Regional Police doing just that – can you help?

They are out there - theu are dangerous - but we can teach our children how to protect themselves.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON May 18, 2012 The Burlington detachment of the Halton Regional police have noticed a string of disturbing incidents involving young […]

The trial is over, impact statements given, the sentence delivered and they all leave the Courtroom for the last time. Now what?

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Part 10 This series is a first person account, told by a parent who has lived through the fear and pain that rocked Woodstock when […]

The murder trial of their daughter ready to go to a jury; Tori’s Mother and Father struggle to cope. They succeed.

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Part 8 This series is a first person account, told by a parent who has lived through the fear and pain that rocked Woodstock when […]

The cyber crooks never stop; they are relentless. The best defence you have is to be vigilant.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON May 12, 2012 The email said I had recently changed my Facebook password. I didn’t change that password and the […]

Guilty, guilty, guilty – he will rot in that prison. Tori Stafford’s murderer to be formally sentenced next week.

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Part 9 This series is a first person account, told by a parent who has lived through the fear and pain that rocked Woodstock when […]

Suspects arrested. Now for the trial. We expected it to be a simple case of convicting – little did we know.

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Part 7 This series is a first person account, told by a parent who has lived through the fear and pain that rocked Woodstock when […]

We didn’t know it at the time but there was a break developing in the case. The police had a suspect.

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This series is a first person account, told by a parent who has lived through the fear and pain that rocked Woodstock when an eight […]

Community begins to question how police are handling the search. Why no amber alert? OPP take over the case.

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Part 5 This series is a first person account, told by a parent who has lived through the fear and pain that rocked Woodstock when […]