K9 unit used to find two youths who had stolen a vehicle from a driveway while the very surprised owner looked on.

Crime 100By Staff

July 20th, 2018

BURLINGTON, ON

 

Imagine looking out the window and seeing someone stealing your car.

Cst Mitchell with police dog Juno being trained. Another police dog, Storm, was used in the drug raid in east end Burlington.

Cst Mitchell with police dog Juno being trained. Another police dog was used to track down the auto thieves.

In the early morning hours of July 16th, Halton Police were called to area of Janina Boulevard in the City of Burlington after a citizen witnessed their vehicle being stolen from their driveway. Police attended the area and found the stolen vehicle to be abandoned a short distance away. With the assistance of K9, two suspects were subsequently located and arrested.

Further investigation indicated that the suspects were responsible for several entries to unlocked vehicles in the area and also entered and caused a significant amount of damage to a house under construction. The two youths, who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, have been charged with several property related offences.

Citizens are again reminded to be vigilant in removing all items of value, and keys from their vehicles and ensuring that their vehicles are locked overnight.

Anyone with information that may assist in this investigation are asked to contact Detective Constable Colin Macleod of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 9058254747 extension 2357.

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