With an increase in residential break and enters in north Brampton over the past month, members of the Peel Regional Police’s ’21 Division Break and Enter Unit’ have initiated an active project in an effort to reduce the number of crimes in the area.
Since the start of the project approximately one week ago, a total of 29 charges have been laid on 12 accused individuals. The project will be continuing into the New Year.
“A number of my residents in the Ward contacted me, concerned with their families’ safety and security, due to the increased number of robberies and thefts,” said Brampton City Councillor Gurpreet S. Dhillon, representing Wards 9 and 10. “We initiated a community meeting with the neighbourhood residents with the Peel Regional Police. The residents expressed their issues and our Community Police Officer provided excellent tips on home security and vigilance.
“I’m proud of our hard-working police officers in arresting the 12 accused and laying 29 criminal charges – I applaud their efforts and look forward to working with them more throughout the New Year.”
If any member of the public has information in relation to residential break and enters, they are encouraged to contact the 21 Division Break and Enter Unit at 905-453-2121 ext 2133. They may email information directly to 21BreakandEnter@peelpolice.ca. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca, or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word “PEEL” and then your tip.