Firearms and knife seized after street robbery in Oakville


Two males have been arrested and weapons seized following a recent robbery in Oakville.

On Friday evening, March 27, police responded to an altercation between several males outside a convenience store on Kerr Street.

Officers located a robbery victim, who advised that his skateboard had been taken by two suspects wielding a baseball bat. The suspects had fled the area in a motor vehicle.

The victim was uninjured.

Police located both suspects and placed them under arrest. A search of the suspects’ vehicle allegedly uncovered the following:

  • A 20 gauge semi-automatic shotgun
  • Two high capacity 20 gauge magazines
  • A 9mm Sig Sauer black handgun with a magazine
  • A loaded 9mm Smith and Wesson silver hand gun 
  • A 9mm high capacity magazine
  • A prohibited knife

Two Oakville males are facing various charges.

Tyler Wilkinson, 18:

  • Robbery with a weapon
  • Failing to comply with a Probation Order

Michael Faleiro, 20:

  • Robbery with a weapon
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (3 Counts)
  • Possess a Firearm knowing serial number has been altered, defaced, removed or tampered with (2 Counts)
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm (2 Counts
  • Breach of Firearms Regulation
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Device
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle
  • Possession of a restricted firearm with ammunition
  • Careless Use of Firearm, Weapon and Ammunition

Both males have been held for a bail hearing.

Photos: Halton Regional Police handout

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