Oakville theft spree solved

Oakville Theft Spree
Oakville theft spree solved
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Detective Sergeant Paul Foley

Detective Sergeant Paul Foley

Paul Foley is a Detective Sergeant with the Halton Regional Police Services. He works in the District 2 Criminal Investigations Bureau.

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On January 19, 2019, members of the Halton Regional Police #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau concluded an investigation involving a male who was responsible for an Oakville theft spree.

The thefts dated back to October 2018.

The police are aware of 9 different incidents.

Offices and businesses in Oakville were targeted over the course of the crime spree. The male would target small items such as:

  1. cash boxes
  2. cell phones
  3. purses
  4. wallets
  5. credit cards

On many occasions, the credit cards taken from wallets and purses were later used to complete several fraudulent transactions across the Greater Toronto Area.

Charged and arrested:

A 32 year old man from Mississauga:

  1. 4 counts of Theft Under $5000.00
  2. 6 counts of Fraud Under $5000.00
  3. 6 counts of Unauthorized Use of Credit Card
  4. 7 counts of Fail to Comply with Probation

Anyone who may have additional information pertaining to the Oakville theft spree investigation is asked to contact Detective Constable Autumn Mills of the Halton Regional Police Service at 905-825-4747 ext. 2285.

Tips can also be submitted 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.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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