Tuesday, February 23, 2016 9:43 am ·  0 Comments
On February 22nd 2016 at approximately 01:00am police responded to a 911 call at a residence in the area of Dundas Street and Sixth Line in Oakville, which is right around the corner from Halton Regional Police’s Oakville Division 2 Station.
The occupants of the home reported several males attempted to enter the residence by smashing through the front door. All suspects were carrying various weapons including a handgun (air soft pistol), a sledge hammer and a container of bear spray. An altercation ensued resulting in one occupant being sprayed with bear spray. Police arrived shortly after being called and four suspects were quickly arrested as they attempted to flee the area in a vehicle.
Later on the evening of February 22nd investigators arrested a 5th suspect in relation to the incident.
Investigators believe this incident was a targeted attack and no public safety concerns currently exist.
The following individuals have been charged jointly with multiple offences including Break and Enter, Disguise with Intent, Administer Noxious Substance, Point Firearm, Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Assault with a Weapon, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
• Harish JOSHI, 28 years of Mississauga
• Nicholas LISTER, 26 years of Mississauga
• Mohammad SABERIAN, 27 years of Mississauga
• Jessica LAWRENCE-KONOPKA, 25 years of Mississauga
• Cory NELSON, 28 years of Mississauga
All accused parties were held for bail hearings.
Anyone with information is asked to call the HRPS Oakville Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-825-4747, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com, or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).
Administer Noxious Substance, Assault with a weapon, bear spray, Break and Enter, Cory NELSON, Disguise with Intent, Division 2 Station, Dundas Street, February 22 2016, Halton Regional Police, handgun, Harish JOSHI, home invasion, Jessica LAWRENCE-KONOPKA, Mississauga, Mohammad SABERIAN, Nicholas LISTER, Point Firearm, possession of a controlled substance, Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Sixth Line, sledge hammer