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Arrest made in commercial Break and Enter Investigations,
Mathieu Blaquiere, 36

Broadcast time: 16:15
Date: Friday, May 28, 2021
Unit: 51 Division
Phone: 416-808-5100
Case #: 2021-981223

The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public of an arrest made in multiple commercial Break and Enter investigations.

It is alleged that:

- between Wednesday, May 19, 2021 and Thursday, May 27, 2021, a man broke into nine commercial establishments in the Church and Wellesley and Queen Street East and Sherbourne Street areas of downtown Toronto

On Thursday, May 27, 2021, officers responded to call for a Break and Enter in the Queen Street East and Sherbourne Street area

Mathieu Blaquiere, 36, of Toronto, was arrested a short distance away and charged with:

1. nine counts of Break and Enter Commit
2. Fail to Comply Probation Order
2. Fail to Comply Release Order

He appeared in court virtually at College Park on Friday, May 28, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., in room 507.

The Toronto Police would like to thank the public for assisting police in locating the man, which resulted in the arrest, and helping to prevent further potential break and enters within the downtown core.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Lisa Dulude, 51 Division, Major Crime Unit