Region of Peel – Investigators with the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau seek public assistance in identifying a suspect in a hate-motivated crime investigation.
On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020, at 9:14 am, the complainant contacted police to report someone set fire to his American flag attached to his house. The house is located in the area of Woodeden Drive and Vanier Drive in the City of Mississauga.
Video surveillance captures the suspect checking the doors of a parked vehicle in the victim’s driveway. The suspect then attends a neighbouring residence where he breaks into a locked car.
Investigators have determined that the suspect is responsible for seven theft-under occurrences related to vehicles. Investigators have initiated a campaign relating to theft from cars, dedicating a team to education, and attempting to find the person or persons responsible. Previous media release.
The suspect in this incident is a male, white, approximately 5’8” to 6 feet tall, slim build, approximately 170lb-190lbs, wearing dark (Under Armour brand) shoes, long dark pants, dark jacket, dark sweater, dark (Under Armour brand) baseball cap, blue latex gloves, wearing a black backpack (Orange Jordan brand logo in the middle) and orange zip-up pocket on the right side of the backpack.
“Disregard for the property of citizens in our region will not be tolerated. I want to assure our residents that a team of dedicated investigators is committed to identifying the person responsible for these reprehensible acts and bringing that individual to justice”, said 11 Division Superintendent Radcliffe Rose
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators in the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905)453-2121 ext. 1133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca