Male arrested after break and enter at Mississauga mosque

PEEL Regional Police’s investigators from the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have arrested a male for a string of break and enters that took place from May 5 to 9 at a mosque in Mississauga.

On Saturday, May 5, at approximately 3:30 a.m., the accused Adrian Flis, a 25-year-old male from Mississauga, allegedly entered a mosque that was under construction in the area of Argentia Road and Campobello Road in the City of Mississauga. Flis stole various construction tools during this break and enter.

On Sunday, May 13, Flis allegedly returned to the mosque and broke in once again. He was arrested in the act. A subsequent search warrant was conducted on Flis’s residence, which lead to the recovery of construction equipment and computer-related items.

Investigators have charged Flis with seven counts of break and enter, four counts of disguise with intent, one count of possession of break-in instruments, and one count of weapons dangerous.

He was held for a bail hearing, and appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Monday, May 14.

Investigators are currently in the process of identifying the rightful owners of the property that was recovered during the execution of the warrant.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call investigators at 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453–2121, ext. 1133.  Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting