Mississauga, Brampton men arrested for ‘porch’ thefts in Oakville

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April 22, 2022 at 2:53 pm

A Mississauga man and Brampton man have been arrested in connection with the thefts of delivery packages from residences in Oakville.

The two “Porch Pirates” were reeled in by the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) 2 District Street Crime Unit for thefts from residences in the area of Dundas Street, Neyagawa Boulevard and Sixth Line during this month (April 2022).

Over the investigation, police were able to identify the vehicle the suspects used.

While attempting to arrest the two men, two police vehicles were struck when the occupants tried to flee.

Police were able to stop the vehicle and both men were arrested.

Quok Pham (21) of Mississauga has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 (19 counts)
  • Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

Maruo Anas (22) of Brampton has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 (19 counts)
  • Possession of Forged Document (2 counts)
  • Both parties were released on an Undertaking.

The vehicle being operated by the accused parties contained numerous packages that had been stolen from Oakville residences.

Police have been able to identify the owners of many of the items, however they are asking area residents who have had a package stolen in April to contact D/Cst. Hansen of the 2 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4777, ext. 2277.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.


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