Police Warn Public of Illegal Traps in Mississauga

Posted On Monday April 01, 2019

Region of PeelInvestigators from the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding eleven illegal animal traps located in Mississauga.

Between Wednesday, March 27 and Saturday, March 30, 2019 a total of eleven illegal snare traps were located in the green space in the area of 4415 Mississauga Road in the city of Misssauga.

The snares are described as spring snares and are constructed of thin wire that are difficult to see.

The wire snares are illegal to set, and pose a danger to both, children and adults, as well as domestic animals and wildlife. There have been no injuries reported at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the investigators at 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453–2121, ext. 1133.  Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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N/R: 19-100

Incident: PR19-0115276


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