Arrest made in 7 break-and-enters at businesses in Brampton


Published February 22, 2024 at 7:34 am

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A Brampton man faces charges in connection to seven break-and-enter incidents at local businesses.

Between January and February 2024, there were multiple break-ins at businesses in the downtown core of Brampton, Peel Regional Police said in a press release today (Feb. 22).

The businesses varied from auto/mechanic shops to medical businesses. Cash, tools, vehicles and medical supplies were among the items taken, police said.

On Feb. 17, Timothy Vanheeswyk, 34, of Brampton was arrested and charged with seven counts of break-and-enter and property-related offences.

He was held for a bail hearing as he was out of custody on other release orders.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau Break and Enter Unit at 905-453-2121, extension 2233. 

Or contact Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit

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