Police Charge Personal Support Worker after Safe Stolen from Oakville Residence

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A personal support worker is facing arrest charges due to involvement with the theft of a safe holding valuables from a residence in Oakville, according to Halton Regional Police.

The investigation into this began on March 7 in Bronte Road and Rebecca Street after a complaint was received that a large sum of cash. Jewelry and personal documents were missing from the safe at the residence.

The suspect, 25-year-old Shanelle Hylton of Brampton, was identified as the personal support worker who had been hired to assist clients. The safe was discovered after a search warrant was executed on the vehicle possessed by the suspect, and safe’s contents were found. An arrest was made on March 8. Hylton has been charged with theft over $5000 but has currently been released on an undertaking.

The police have requested anyone with more information to contact authorities.

Laura Steiner, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Milton Reporter, Milton Reporter