Category Archives: Police

Police Appeal for Witnesses in Cemetery Thefts

Peel Regional Police are seeking assistance from the public as they investigate thefts from cemeteries that occurred in the City of Mississauga.

Police are looking to identify suspect(s) involved in thefts of bronze vases from Mount Peace Cemetery, St. Mary’s Cemetery and Assumption Cemetery. A total of 269 vases were stolen valued at approximately $67,250.00, these thefts occurred between April 7, 2018 and September 24, 2018.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses, who may have observed incident or any persons who may have video surveillance. Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to contact 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 1233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

Peel Police – Witnesses Sought in Fatal Mississauga Collision

Mississauga – Investigators from the Major Collision Bureau are seeking the public’s assistance in their investigation into a tragic collision involving a vehicle and a young pedestrian.

On Friday December 2, 2016 at approximately 8:24 pm, a fifteen year old female and a male friend were attempting to cross Britannia Road at the intersection of Glen Erin Drive, in the City of Mississauga. At the same time a male driver was operating a silver Honda CRV eastbound on Britannia Road. The male friend reached the median of the intersection however the fifteen year old female was struck by the vehicle. Tragically, she suffered fatal injuries from this collision and life-saving procedures at the scene and later in hospital were not successful.

The victim has been identified as,

Madeleine PETRIELLI, 15 year old female from Mississauga.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and is cooperative with the investigation. The investigation is still ongoing however no charges have been laid at this time.

Investigators are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the collision or have video footage of the incident to contact investigators with the Major Collision Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3710. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word ‘PEEL’ and then your tip.