(Updated 5:30 a.m., Feb. 1)
sister act charged for string of Blackburn Hamlet
By Fred Sherwin
siblings in their mid-30s face a rash of charges in connection
with a string of Blackburn Hamlet break-ins that occurred
in November and December.
Samson, 35, and Robert Samson, 32, were arrested after
police execited a warrant at an east end hotel and found
a "significant" number of items in one of the
to the police, the suspects used Blackburn Hamlet's extensive
park and pathway system to break into homes through the
backyard. The crimes were committed during the day when
the residents were out. Among the items stolen were jewelry,
electronics and cash.
of the items found in the hotel have been returned to
suspects have been charged with 11 counts of breaking,
entering and theft and 11 counts of possession of property
obtained by crime. They're also each charged with one
count of conspiracy to commit an indictable offence.
appeared in court Jan. 19.
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