UPDATE: Suspicious Male in Campbellville Area Identified

 

According to Halton Police, a suspicious male in the Campbellville area in Milton has been identified. 

An investigation regarding a suspicious incident at a rural Milton home in the Campbellville area has resulted in several criminal charges.

According to police, on Dec. 11, 2018 just before 1 p.m. a male suspect went to a home on Twiss Road in Milton, rang the doorbell, and spoke with the homeowner through their ring camera.  

The suspect asked the homeowner for directions and left a short time later driving across the lawn of the property in a white GMC pickup truck.  

It was later revealed that the vehicle had been stolen from the Fergus area between Dec. 7 and Dec. 9.

The same suspect, according to police, was involved in a shoplifting that occurred on the morning of Dec. 11.  

Police say that just before noon the suspect entered an optical store on Steeles Avenue and removed ten pairs of sunglasses worth over $4,000 from a display and ran out the front door.  

The suspect threatened to run over a store employee if they followed and fled in the same white GMC pickup truck.

On Dec. 14 the suspect was arrested in Waterloo following an unrelated investigation.  

He has been remanded into custody and faces several charges for the Milton incidents.  

The stolen GMC pickup truck, police say, has been recovered.

Grant Calvin Croucher (32) from Waterloo, is facing the following alleged charges: theft under $5,000, uttering threats, possession of stolen property, drive disqualified, and three counts of fail to comply with probation. 

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