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Police Arrest Burlington Man Facing 21 Criminal Charges



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Police Arrest Burlington Man Facing 21 Criminal Charges

A Burlington man who was wanted for 21 alleged criminal charges has been arrested.

On Jan. 24 Halton police, along with the 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau and the Street Crime Unit, located and safely arrested Michael Bretton (34). Police say the accused has a history of dodging police.

The accused was wanted by Halton Police for 21 alleged criminal charges. 

The offences, according to police, took place over a two week period throughout the Halton region. 

A few of the alleged charges include possession of stolen property (including two cars), possession of illicit narcotics and fraudulent use of a credit card. 

According to police, the accused is also wanted by multiple other jurisdictions on outstanding arrest warrants. 

The accused was held for a bail hearing and will appear in Milton Provincial Court today (Jan. 25).

Pending charges are as follows:

  • Fail to comply with probation order (eight counts)
  • Possession of property obtained by crime (three counts)
  • Theft under $5,000 
  • Operation while prohibited (two counts) 
  • Driving while under suspension (two counts) 
  • Fail to comply with recognizance 
  • Assault with intent to resist arrest 
  • Possession schedule 1 – crystal meth 
  • Possession schedule 1 – cocaine 
  • Fraudulent use of credit card

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