Thief steals $10,000 in cigarettes from Oakville store, accesses storage room through ceiling


Published February 10, 2023 at 2:45 pm

A suspect who stole $10,000 in cigarettes from an Oakville convenience store may gained entrance into the storage room from the ceiling.

Halton Regional Police say the incident occurred sometime in the early morning hours of Monday, Feb. 6 at the Beckers Convenience store located on 135 Lakeshore Rd. W.

Police told they found no signs of forced entry and believe the suspect was able to gain access into the storage room and steal several cartons of cigarettes, worth approximately $10,000, via the ceiling.

They are also unsure how the burglar was able to gain access into the store.

A description of the suspect is not available.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Halton Police at 905-825-4777.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at

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