Arrest warrant issued following string of thefts, break and enters in Mississauga

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Published April 16, 2022 at 11:32 am

Police have issued an arrest warrant for a male suspect after a number of thefts and break ins took place at Mississauga businesses in March 2022.

On March 13, police say the suspect gained access to a car maintenance centre in the area of Bloor Street and Tomken Road, but no property or money was reported stolen.

On March 21, police say the suspect gained access to a grocery store in the area of Dundas Street East and Universal Drive. A quantity of money was stolen from a large donation box.

On March 24, police say the suspect gained access to a grocery store in the area of Dundas Street West and Winston Churchill Boulevard. A quantity of money was stolen from a donation box.

On Wednesday, March 30, police say the suspect gained access to a pharmacy in the area of Confederation Drive and Square One Drive. A quantity of narcotics and money was stolen.

“Extensive damage was caused to each property,” said police.

The suspect has been identified as David Fonseca, a 48 year old man with no fixed address. He’s also known by the nickname “Duke.”

He is wanted on four counts of Break and Enter to Commit an Indictable Offence and one count of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

Police are encouraging Fonseca to seek counsel and turn himself in, and are asking anyone else with information related to the investigation to contact them at 905-453-2121, ext. 1133.

Photo via Peel Police

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