Senior Charged in Burlington Break-In

Charges have been laid after a break and enter at a rural home in Burlington.

According to Halton Regional Police, officers responded to a report of a break and enter on June 13, 2018, at a rural home on No. 1 Side Road near Walkers Line.

A recent release reads that officers arrived to find a female in the garage of the home. The female was arrested after attempting to flee on foot.

The female was found to be in possession of a screwdriver, two socks believed to be used as gloves and a two-way radio,” reads the report.

Police say they searched the area for an accomplice or getaway driver, but police belive the woman alerted them prior to her arrest, and no accomplice was located.

Maria Waszkowska, 65, of Poland was held for bail, and charged with break and enter and possession of break-in instruments.

The suspect was also found to have a Canada wide immigration warrant for her arrest since 2004, according to police.

Anyone with information on these crimes is encouraged to contact Detective Jared McLeod of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 Ext. 2385.

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