Halton police arrest Hamilton man in copper theft incident

Burlington, ON -- - Halton Regional Police has arrested a man for allegedly stealing copper wire from a Burlington electrical facility.

On Sunday, April 12th 2015, at approximately 10:00 PM, police responded to a break and enter at a Hydro One compound on Cumberland Road in Burlington.

Upon arrival, police observed a lone male fleeing the premise who after a brief foot chase, was taken into custody without incident.

Further investigation at the compound revealed the male had been concealed inside an outbuilding where he was stripping copper wire.

Ian Silverthorn, 48 from Hamilton is charged with break, enter and commit theft with the possession of break-in instruments.



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