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Police in Burlington Make 3 Arrests and Seize Shotgun and other Weapons

Investigators with the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Street Crime Unit in Burlington have made three arrests and seized multiple weapons including a shotgun.


On October 13, 2021, officers executed a search warrant at a residence near downtown Burlington. As a result of this search, the following items have been seized (see attached photo):

  • 1 12 Gauge Shotgun

  • 24 shotgun shells and 1 small calibre pistol round

  • 1 machete

  • 1 hatchet

  • 1 flick knife

  • 5 grams of methamphetamine

  • Drug trafficking paraphernalia (scales, phones, packaging)

  • $890.00 Canadian currency

  • 1 stolen licence plate

  • 1 motorcycle


Police have also made three arrests in connection with this drug investigation.


A 40 year old male from Burlington has been arrested and charged with:

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

  • Tampering with a Serial Number of Firearm

  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm

  • Careless Use/ Storage of a Firearm

  • Careless Use/ Storage of Ammunition

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (x2)

  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose (x4)

  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance: Methamphetamine (x2)

  • Breach Firearm Prohibition Order (x2)


A 38 year old female of Burlington has been arrested and charged with:

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

  • Tampering with a Serial Number of Firearm

  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm

  • Careless Use/ Storage of a Firearm

  • Careless Use/ Storage of Ammunition

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime

  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose (x4)

  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance: Methamphetamine


A 33 year old male of Burlington has been arrested and charged with:

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

  • Tampering with a Serial Number of Firearm

  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm

  • Careless Use/ Storage of a Firearm

  • Careless Use/ Storage of Ammunition

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime

  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose (x2)

  • Fail to comply – Being on an Undertaking Form

  • All three accused were held in custody pending a bail hearing on October 14, 2021.


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective Scott Heyerman of the 3 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4777 ext. 2342.


Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.



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