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CHARGES LAID IN BREAK-AND-ENTER INVESTIGATION IN MARKHAM

Posted on Friday April 06, 2018

 

Investigators with the York Regional Police #5 District Criminal Investigations Bureau have charged two men following two break and enters in the City of Markham. 

On Tuesday March 27, 2018, police received a report of a break and enter on Rodick Road that occurred at approximately 12:55 p.m. Unknown suspects attended the residence and began ringing the doorbell. When there was no answer, the suspects kicked in the front door and entered the home, but fled on foot when they realized someone was inside the residence.


Shortly afterward, at approximately 1:45 p.m., police received a report from a concerned citizen that a dark-colored vehicle had pulled up in front of a residence on Fawnbrook Circle and a suspicious male, wearing dark clothing entered the home.  Officers arrived on scene and the two suspects were located and arrested.

Charged:

  •  Odane TAYLOR,25, of the Town of Shelburne

 

Charges:

  • Break and Enter and Commit
  • Break and Enter with Intent 
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Breach of Probation x3

 

  • Shaquille CLARKE,  24, of the City of Brampton

 

 

  • Break and Enter and Commit
  • Break and Enter with Intent 
  • Breach of Probation x3

York Regional Police is reminding citizens of a few basic steps to take to protect their property.

  • Lock all doors that lead to your residence as well as your vehicle doors
  • Do not announce your travel plans or absence from home on social media or your phone’s voicemail
  • If going away on vacation or an extended absence, ask a trusted neighbor to watch your house and make your home looked lived-in by using timer-controlled lights, having mail and/or paper delivery temporarily stopped or delivered elsewhere and arranging for neighbours to park in your driveway
  • Consider installing a quality security system with motion sensors and/or video monitoring
  • Secure all basement and ground-level windows and patio doors

Be aware of suspicious people or vehicles in your neighbourhood and call police immediately if you’re concerned.  We will respond to these calls. Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the York Regional Police #5 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7542, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com