Do These Items Seized by Police in Burlington Belong to You?


Halton police are looking for the owners of items found in connection with a series of Burlington break-ins.

The items “were seized during an investigation into residential garages and cars entered in the 5000 block of Lakeshore Rd. and surrounding area,” said Det.-Sgt. Ron Hansen.

Investigators have the following items believed to be stolen:
  • "Luxanne" purse with a shoulder strap.
  • Car headrest DVD monitor and numerous DVD movies.
  • iPad in a black case with a keyboard.
  • Nike Air high top shoes (size 10.5).
  • Nike shoes (size 10).
  • Patrick Ewing high top shoes (size 10).
  • Additional footwear.

The alleged incidents took place on Dec. 3 between 6:30 p.m. to Dec. 4 at 6 a.m.

At least six garages were broken into by a lone male who’d been stealing bikes and other miscellaneous items from garages and vehicles, investigators allege, plus trying the front doors of two homes in the 5000 block of Lakeshore Rd. in the city’s southeast end.

Police released video surveillance footage in the hopes of identifying the suspect.The suspect was arrested on Dec. 13 shortly after 9:30 a.m., say police.

Officers executed a search warrant at a Lakeshore Rd. apartment, where several stolen items were recovered including footwear and a Norco women's bike, which have been returned to their owners.

Jake Urech, 22, of Burlington, is charged with five counts of break and enter, two counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, and theft under $5,000.

If you recognize the items, phone 905-825-4747 ext. 2316.

Photo courtesy of Halton Regional Police

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