Stolen property worth $279,000 recovered from crimes in Milton and Halton Hills

Published March 4, 2022 at 5:05 pm

A Milton man has been arrested in connection with the theft of motorcycles, off-road vehicles (ATV’s, dirt bikes and UTVs), utility trailers, motor vehicles, and construction equipment.

According to Halton Police, the thefts and break-ins took place between June 1, 2021, and March 1, 2022, in Milton and Halton Hills.

As a result of this investigation, police beleive the same suspect is responsible for an incident in Burlington that occurred on Monday, February 28, 2022, where a police officer was dragged for a short distance.

On March 1, 2022, investigators arrested 35-year-old Timothy Burt from Milton.

He has been charged with:

  • 15 counts of possession of property obtained by crime over $5000
  • 3 counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5000
  • 7 counts of failure to comply with probation
  • 1 count of tampering with vehicle identification number
  • 1 count flight from police
  • 1 count dangerous operation
  • 1 count failure to stop after accident
  • 1 count assaulting peace officer with weapon or causing bodily harm

Burt was held in custody pending a bail hearing, according to police.

According to police, investigators executed search warrants at a total of six locations in Milton and Halton Hills and recovered a significant amount of stolen property valued at approximately $279,000.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call police at 905-825-4777 ext. 2490.

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

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