Busy thieves swap stolen vehicles, break into Freelton-area gas bar

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

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

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JSuspects broke into a garage at a Savona Crescent home at around 4 a.m. on January 29. The homeowner heard noises and got up to investigate, possibly scaring off the intruders. Two young suspects were seen running from the area.

JAn alarm was triggered on February 4, after thieves forced open a rear door at a store in a Waterdown plaza, and tried to break through the wall and enter another store. They failed to complete the break-in.

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Theft from Autos

JThieves targeted several vehicles on Waterwheel Crescent overnight on January 28. Two residents reported that their cars had been broken into and items were missing. A third resident's Honda Civic was stolen.

JPolice recovered a stolen 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix on Grindstone Way on January 31.

JPolice were patrolling the Freelton area on February 3, when a string of unusual events occurred. The officers observed two males running from a vehicle on Brock Road. Then, a short time later, a 1990 Chevrolet pick-up truck was stolen from a Brock Road address. Earlier in the evening, two males were captured on videotape, breaking into a Hwy. 6 gas bar.

Other Incidents

JManagement at a Waterdown computer store noticed that two laptop computers had been stolen from a storage area on January 27.

JA Waterdown resident reported harassing telephone calls from a business on Jan. 28.

JA Concession 6 resident filed a report on January 30 after noticing that some jewellery was missing from their home.

JThe Hamilton Police Service's Senior Unit will handle a case involving the theft of money from a senior reported to police on February 1.

JAn alert neighbour reported a trespasser on February 3, after the person decided to spend the night in an abandoned building in Greensville. The male was located and charged.

JA motorist flagged down a passing car on the 4th Concession West in the early morning hours of February 3, then attacked the good samaritan with an edged weapon. The victim was able to fend off the attacker, who fled eastbound in a late 1980s Pontiac or Buick.

JPolice responded to Flamboro Slots where a trespasser was being held by security on February 3. Police issued the necessary ticket.

JPolice responded to a wooded area in Waterdown on February 4, after receiving reports of a male living in a tent.

JAn officer was checking businesses on Dundas Street on February 4, when his car was rear-ended by another vehicle. The driver was arrested for impaired operation and driving while over 80 mg.

JPolice responded to a Waterdown residence on February 5 after a former spouse showed up at a house and refused to leave.

JA driver lost their license for 12 hours and had their car towed on February 6, after police stopped them on Hwy. 6 and took a breath sample that registered a "warn."

JPolice called in the Children's Aid Society after responding to a Waterdown residence on February 6.

JA resident at a Flamborough group home was apprehended under the Mental Health Act on February 7, after harming himself physically.

Remember, if you need any one of the Emergency Services and it is an emergency, call 911. If it is not an emergency but you still need an officer to respond, call Police Communications at 905-546-4925. When you reach the automated attendant press 2, then at the next set of instructions press 3.

If you have a question or a concern as it relates to policing in Flamborough, then call the Mountain Police Station at 905-546-4930.

Busy thieves swap stolen vehicles, break into Freelton-area gas bar

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

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

Home and

Business Entries

JSuspects broke into a garage at a Savona Crescent home at around 4 a.m. on January 29. The homeowner heard noises and got up to investigate, possibly scaring off the intruders. Two young suspects were seen running from the area.

JAn alarm was triggered on February 4, after thieves forced open a rear door at a store in a Waterdown plaza, and tried to break through the wall and enter another store. They failed to complete the break-in.

Stolen Autos/

Theft from Autos

JThieves targeted several vehicles on Waterwheel Crescent overnight on January 28. Two residents reported that their cars had been broken into and items were missing. A third resident's Honda Civic was stolen.

JPolice recovered a stolen 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix on Grindstone Way on January 31.

JPolice were patrolling the Freelton area on February 3, when a string of unusual events occurred. The officers observed two males running from a vehicle on Brock Road. Then, a short time later, a 1990 Chevrolet pick-up truck was stolen from a Brock Road address. Earlier in the evening, two males were captured on videotape, breaking into a Hwy. 6 gas bar.

Other Incidents

JManagement at a Waterdown computer store noticed that two laptop computers had been stolen from a storage area on January 27.

JA Waterdown resident reported harassing telephone calls from a business on Jan. 28.

JA Concession 6 resident filed a report on January 30 after noticing that some jewellery was missing from their home.

JThe Hamilton Police Service's Senior Unit will handle a case involving the theft of money from a senior reported to police on February 1.

JAn alert neighbour reported a trespasser on February 3, after the person decided to spend the night in an abandoned building in Greensville. The male was located and charged.

JA motorist flagged down a passing car on the 4th Concession West in the early morning hours of February 3, then attacked the good samaritan with an edged weapon. The victim was able to fend off the attacker, who fled eastbound in a late 1980s Pontiac or Buick.

JPolice responded to Flamboro Slots where a trespasser was being held by security on February 3. Police issued the necessary ticket.

JPolice responded to a wooded area in Waterdown on February 4, after receiving reports of a male living in a tent.

JAn officer was checking businesses on Dundas Street on February 4, when his car was rear-ended by another vehicle. The driver was arrested for impaired operation and driving while over 80 mg.

JPolice responded to a Waterdown residence on February 5 after a former spouse showed up at a house and refused to leave.

JA driver lost their license for 12 hours and had their car towed on February 6, after police stopped them on Hwy. 6 and took a breath sample that registered a "warn."

JPolice called in the Children's Aid Society after responding to a Waterdown residence on February 6.

JA resident at a Flamborough group home was apprehended under the Mental Health Act on February 7, after harming himself physically.

Remember, if you need any one of the Emergency Services and it is an emergency, call 911. If it is not an emergency but you still need an officer to respond, call Police Communications at 905-546-4925. When you reach the automated attendant press 2, then at the next set of instructions press 3.

If you have a question or a concern as it relates to policing in Flamborough, then call the Mountain Police Station at 905-546-4930.

Busy thieves swap stolen vehicles, break into Freelton-area gas bar

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

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

Home and

Business Entries

JSuspects broke into a garage at a Savona Crescent home at around 4 a.m. on January 29. The homeowner heard noises and got up to investigate, possibly scaring off the intruders. Two young suspects were seen running from the area.

JAn alarm was triggered on February 4, after thieves forced open a rear door at a store in a Waterdown plaza, and tried to break through the wall and enter another store. They failed to complete the break-in.

Stolen Autos/

Theft from Autos

JThieves targeted several vehicles on Waterwheel Crescent overnight on January 28. Two residents reported that their cars had been broken into and items were missing. A third resident's Honda Civic was stolen.

JPolice recovered a stolen 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix on Grindstone Way on January 31.

JPolice were patrolling the Freelton area on February 3, when a string of unusual events occurred. The officers observed two males running from a vehicle on Brock Road. Then, a short time later, a 1990 Chevrolet pick-up truck was stolen from a Brock Road address. Earlier in the evening, two males were captured on videotape, breaking into a Hwy. 6 gas bar.

Other Incidents

JManagement at a Waterdown computer store noticed that two laptop computers had been stolen from a storage area on January 27.

JA Waterdown resident reported harassing telephone calls from a business on Jan. 28.

JA Concession 6 resident filed a report on January 30 after noticing that some jewellery was missing from their home.

JThe Hamilton Police Service's Senior Unit will handle a case involving the theft of money from a senior reported to police on February 1.

JAn alert neighbour reported a trespasser on February 3, after the person decided to spend the night in an abandoned building in Greensville. The male was located and charged.

JA motorist flagged down a passing car on the 4th Concession West in the early morning hours of February 3, then attacked the good samaritan with an edged weapon. The victim was able to fend off the attacker, who fled eastbound in a late 1980s Pontiac or Buick.

JPolice responded to Flamboro Slots where a trespasser was being held by security on February 3. Police issued the necessary ticket.

JPolice responded to a wooded area in Waterdown on February 4, after receiving reports of a male living in a tent.

JAn officer was checking businesses on Dundas Street on February 4, when his car was rear-ended by another vehicle. The driver was arrested for impaired operation and driving while over 80 mg.

JPolice responded to a Waterdown residence on February 5 after a former spouse showed up at a house and refused to leave.

JA driver lost their license for 12 hours and had their car towed on February 6, after police stopped them on Hwy. 6 and took a breath sample that registered a "warn."

JPolice called in the Children's Aid Society after responding to a Waterdown residence on February 6.

JA resident at a Flamborough group home was apprehended under the Mental Health Act on February 7, after harming himself physically.

Remember, if you need any one of the Emergency Services and it is an emergency, call 911. If it is not an emergency but you still need an officer to respond, call Police Communications at 905-546-4925. When you reach the automated attendant press 2, then at the next set of instructions press 3.

If you have a question or a concern as it relates to policing in Flamborough, then call the Mountain Police Station at 905-546-4930.