BRAMPTON: Investigators from the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau of Peel Regional Police have arrested two males responsible for damaging many properties within the Region of Peel and Caledon.
On December 10, the North end residents, schools and bus shelters experienced damage to windows and glass doors and glass coverings of the bus shelters. The culprits used pellet or BB guns, a sling shot or an air soft style weapon to break the glass. The mischiefs continued for the next several weeks.
Working with Caledon OPP, 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau launched an extensive investigation to determine the identity of those responsible. The males were identified through the investigation and arrested on January 26.
Two 18 year-old males have been arrested and charged with the following offences.
- Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose (12 counts)
- Mischief Endangering Life (nine counts)
- Mischief Over $5000 (124 counts)
Due to the restrictions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act neither male can be identified. Both were released on a Promise to Appear with a first appearance date of February 25 in the Ontario Court or Justice, Brampton.
To view the vehicles or a map of the area the mischiefs have occurred, visit website at www.peelpolice.ca
Investigators from the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau are asking anyone who may have any information about this matter, to call them at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2233. Anonymous information may also be submitted to Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca. Information leading to the identification of the suspects may qualify for a cash reward.