Investigation into online fraud charges ends in guilty plea

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

This column will alert the public to crime in their community. Information is compiled and submitted by Constable Ian McKellar, Hamilton Police Service.

HOME AND BUSINESS ENTRIES

A Progreston Road resident returned home in the late afternoon on October 6 to discover their house had been broken into. Suspects pried open a rear window to get inside, but it appears they fled without taking anything from the home.

Suspects forced open a garage door at a Hwy. 6 residence on October 8 and stole a television, a DVD player and movies before moving to the interior of the house, where they set off an alarm. Investigation revealed that, prior to fleeing the scene, the suspects also stole several items from a garden shed on the property.

MOVING VIOLATIONS

Concerned motorists are being credited with helping police get an impaired driver off of the road on October 1.

At approx 1:40 a.m., motorists in the area of Dundas Street East and Hollybush Drive noticed a vehicle at the traffic lights that was not moving. Several motorists stopped to investigate and alerted police, who subsequently arrested a 64-year-old Flamborough resident for Impaired Operation of a vehicle. Breath samples that were taken later resulted in further charges for driving a motor vehicle with over 80mg of alcohol.

A Robson Road farming operation alerted police on October 2 to an on going complaint of trespassing by ATV's and off road dirt bikes.

Police stopped a driver on Regional Road 97 for a traffic violation on October 8 and learned that the driver was under license suspension.

A Hamilton man was stopped by Police on Dundas Street East and found to be driving under suspension on October 9.

The man was ticketed and his vehicle was parked on a private lot. A short time later the officer observed the male once again driving. The driver was again stopped and ticketed but this time his vehicle was towed away.

Police stopped a vehicle on Highway 6 on October 14 and found that the driver was under a license suspension.

OTHER INCIDENTS

A Hwy. 8 resident reported the theft of a roto tiller and brush cutter on October 6.

Police responded to Flamboro Slots Casino on October 6 and arrested an intoxicated male patron who was found also to be a trespasser.

Police concluded a lengthy investigation on October 7.

A Waterdown male had offered for sale a piece of merchandise on e-Bay. The buyer, a U.S. resident, invested slightly less than $2,000 in his attempt to purchase the item. Police ended up charging the seller under a Fraud section of the Criminal Code for this incident, which began back in 2004. The accused pled guilty and repaid all money owing.

A customer at a Hwy. 6 gas bar filled a vehicle with $50 worth of gas then fled on October 7.

Flamboro Slots security is consulting surveillance tapes to assist their investigation into a theft on October 10. A patron had reportedly turned his back for a few seconds, when a male stole his winnings and passed them on to a female.

Police responded on October 11 to a rural Flamborough address where a female was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and taken to St Joseph's Hospital.

Officers responded to a residence in the Freelton area on October 11 after a domestic incident had occurred.

Vandals damaged a play structure at Allan A. Greenleaf Public School in Waterdown on October 11.

Emergency services responded to Rothsay Recycling on Hwy. 5 West after a grease fire started on October 12.

If you need any one of the Emergency Services and it is an emergency then call 911. If it is not an emergency but you still need an officer to respond, call Police Communications at 905- 546-4925. If you have a question, comment or a concern in relation to policing in Flamborough, call 905 546-4930.

Investigation into online fraud charges ends in guilty plea

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

This column will alert the public to crime in their community. Information is compiled and submitted by Constable Ian McKellar, Hamilton Police Service.

HOME AND BUSINESS ENTRIES

A Progreston Road resident returned home in the late afternoon on October 6 to discover their house had been broken into. Suspects pried open a rear window to get inside, but it appears they fled without taking anything from the home.

Suspects forced open a garage door at a Hwy. 6 residence on October 8 and stole a television, a DVD player and movies before moving to the interior of the house, where they set off an alarm. Investigation revealed that, prior to fleeing the scene, the suspects also stole several items from a garden shed on the property.

MOVING VIOLATIONS

Concerned motorists are being credited with helping police get an impaired driver off of the road on October 1.

At approx 1:40 a.m., motorists in the area of Dundas Street East and Hollybush Drive noticed a vehicle at the traffic lights that was not moving. Several motorists stopped to investigate and alerted police, who subsequently arrested a 64-year-old Flamborough resident for Impaired Operation of a vehicle. Breath samples that were taken later resulted in further charges for driving a motor vehicle with over 80mg of alcohol.

A Robson Road farming operation alerted police on October 2 to an on going complaint of trespassing by ATV's and off road dirt bikes.

Police stopped a driver on Regional Road 97 for a traffic violation on October 8 and learned that the driver was under license suspension.

A Hamilton man was stopped by Police on Dundas Street East and found to be driving under suspension on October 9.

The man was ticketed and his vehicle was parked on a private lot. A short time later the officer observed the male once again driving. The driver was again stopped and ticketed but this time his vehicle was towed away.

Police stopped a vehicle on Highway 6 on October 14 and found that the driver was under a license suspension.

OTHER INCIDENTS

A Hwy. 8 resident reported the theft of a roto tiller and brush cutter on October 6.

Police responded to Flamboro Slots Casino on October 6 and arrested an intoxicated male patron who was found also to be a trespasser.

Police concluded a lengthy investigation on October 7.

A Waterdown male had offered for sale a piece of merchandise on e-Bay. The buyer, a U.S. resident, invested slightly less than $2,000 in his attempt to purchase the item. Police ended up charging the seller under a Fraud section of the Criminal Code for this incident, which began back in 2004. The accused pled guilty and repaid all money owing.

A customer at a Hwy. 6 gas bar filled a vehicle with $50 worth of gas then fled on October 7.

Flamboro Slots security is consulting surveillance tapes to assist their investigation into a theft on October 10. A patron had reportedly turned his back for a few seconds, when a male stole his winnings and passed them on to a female.

Police responded on October 11 to a rural Flamborough address where a female was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and taken to St Joseph's Hospital.

Officers responded to a residence in the Freelton area on October 11 after a domestic incident had occurred.

Vandals damaged a play structure at Allan A. Greenleaf Public School in Waterdown on October 11.

Emergency services responded to Rothsay Recycling on Hwy. 5 West after a grease fire started on October 12.

If you need any one of the Emergency Services and it is an emergency then call 911. If it is not an emergency but you still need an officer to respond, call Police Communications at 905- 546-4925. If you have a question, comment or a concern in relation to policing in Flamborough, call 905 546-4930.

Investigation into online fraud charges ends in guilty plea

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

This column will alert the public to crime in their community. Information is compiled and submitted by Constable Ian McKellar, Hamilton Police Service.

HOME AND BUSINESS ENTRIES

A Progreston Road resident returned home in the late afternoon on October 6 to discover their house had been broken into. Suspects pried open a rear window to get inside, but it appears they fled without taking anything from the home.

Suspects forced open a garage door at a Hwy. 6 residence on October 8 and stole a television, a DVD player and movies before moving to the interior of the house, where they set off an alarm. Investigation revealed that, prior to fleeing the scene, the suspects also stole several items from a garden shed on the property.

MOVING VIOLATIONS

Concerned motorists are being credited with helping police get an impaired driver off of the road on October 1.

At approx 1:40 a.m., motorists in the area of Dundas Street East and Hollybush Drive noticed a vehicle at the traffic lights that was not moving. Several motorists stopped to investigate and alerted police, who subsequently arrested a 64-year-old Flamborough resident for Impaired Operation of a vehicle. Breath samples that were taken later resulted in further charges for driving a motor vehicle with over 80mg of alcohol.

A Robson Road farming operation alerted police on October 2 to an on going complaint of trespassing by ATV's and off road dirt bikes.

Police stopped a driver on Regional Road 97 for a traffic violation on October 8 and learned that the driver was under license suspension.

A Hamilton man was stopped by Police on Dundas Street East and found to be driving under suspension on October 9.

The man was ticketed and his vehicle was parked on a private lot. A short time later the officer observed the male once again driving. The driver was again stopped and ticketed but this time his vehicle was towed away.

Police stopped a vehicle on Highway 6 on October 14 and found that the driver was under a license suspension.

OTHER INCIDENTS

A Hwy. 8 resident reported the theft of a roto tiller and brush cutter on October 6.

Police responded to Flamboro Slots Casino on October 6 and arrested an intoxicated male patron who was found also to be a trespasser.

Police concluded a lengthy investigation on October 7.

A Waterdown male had offered for sale a piece of merchandise on e-Bay. The buyer, a U.S. resident, invested slightly less than $2,000 in his attempt to purchase the item. Police ended up charging the seller under a Fraud section of the Criminal Code for this incident, which began back in 2004. The accused pled guilty and repaid all money owing.

A customer at a Hwy. 6 gas bar filled a vehicle with $50 worth of gas then fled on October 7.

Flamboro Slots security is consulting surveillance tapes to assist their investigation into a theft on October 10. A patron had reportedly turned his back for a few seconds, when a male stole his winnings and passed them on to a female.

Police responded on October 11 to a rural Flamborough address where a female was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and taken to St Joseph's Hospital.

Officers responded to a residence in the Freelton area on October 11 after a domestic incident had occurred.

Vandals damaged a play structure at Allan A. Greenleaf Public School in Waterdown on October 11.

Emergency services responded to Rothsay Recycling on Hwy. 5 West after a grease fire started on October 12.

If you need any one of the Emergency Services and it is an emergency then call 911. If it is not an emergency but you still need an officer to respond, call Police Communications at 905- 546-4925. If you have a question, comment or a concern in relation to policing in Flamborough, call 905 546-4930.