Man wanted for 18 break-and-enters
Caroline de Kloet, corporate communications officer with the Toronto Police Service (TPS), said the suspect has broken into condo buildings on Roehampton Avenue east of Yonge Street, Balliol Street, near Redpath Avenue and Broadway Avenue and on McAlpine Street.
“It is alleged that he breaks into the fire box located in the lobby of most buildings (a fire code requirement) and steals the fire key. He would then use the stolen key to access the building,” she wrote in an email to Post City.
According to de Kloet, from there it is alleged that he would proceed underground to the storage lockers and break into individual units to steal anything of CRIME BRIEFS
has led the Toronto Police Service (TPS) to request the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible. value, including bicycles, guitars and luggage.
The suspect was caught on several different surveillance cameras in each building, and his photo has been posted on the TPS website.
He is wanted for 18 counts of break-and-enter, six counts of theft under $5,000, 19 counts of fail to comply with probation, three counts of trespassing at night, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, failure to attend court and attempt to commit indictable offence.
He is also wanted for three counts of mischief, due to the damage done to each building’s fire box.
Police began searching for the suspect as of Jan. 21 this year, and TPS has requested the public’s assistance in locating him. Anyone with information is asked to contact police immediately.
were arrested in connection to a shooting investigation near Bathurst Street and Lawrence Avenue West. On Jan. 27 police were called to the area for the sound of gunshots and located a 31year-old male victim. Officers then attended an apartment nearby and arrested three male suspects, two 24year-olds and one 22-year-old, from Toronto. A large amount of marijuana, cocaine, cash and drug paraphernalia was also found. One 24-year-old has been charged with discharging firearm with intent to wound or endanger life, and all three face drug possession charges. wanted by — Samantha Peksa are