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Couple arrested in commercial breakin

Couple arrested in commercial breakin

Hamilton Police have arrested a couple, one on probation the other on a bail order, for a commercial compound entry in Hamilton’s North end.

On Monday, June 20, shortly after 7:15 p.m., Hamilton Police responded to the area of Sherman Avenue and Biggar Avenue for an entry into a locked commercial compound after two suspects were observed on video by security.

The suspects were confronted by the on-site security guard, eventually resulting in them fleeing the area prior to police arrival.

As officers arrived on scene, a perimeter was set up and with the assistance of the Canine Unit, the suspects were located and arrested without incident.

Garett Hughes  50-year-old male Hamilton is charged with possession under $5000, assault with a weapon and a probation violation.

Michele Wright, a 55 year-old female was charged with break and enter, theft under $5,000 and failure to comply with a release order

Wright had her bail opposed, as there were warrants for Wright with both Hamilton Police and with Halton Regional Police. Hughes was subsequently released on an Undertaking.

Anyone with any information that could assist Police with the investigation into this crime are asked to contact Division 2 Staff Sergeant at 905-546-2963.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit  anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com

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