Police Beat

Bhesham Surooj, 25, was the final alleged criminal to be featured in 55 Division’s ‘Wanted Wednesday’ initiative in 2014. Police allege that Surooj broke into a building on Danforth Avenue last November, breaking both the law and the conditions of his parole, the result of an earlier break and enter conviction.

Bhesham Surooj
Bhesham Surooj

He is wanted on charges of committing break and enter, possession of break-in instruments, and failing to comply with probation. He is 5’6”, about 120 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes.

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Jeffrey Belfry

The first Wanted Wednesday of 2015 is Jeffrey Belfry, 37. Police allege Belfry was hired by a moving company for a day of work. When the day ended, the suspect was paid, but demanded more money. When the demand was refused, Belfry allegedly punched the victim multiple times in the face and stole his cell phone. He’s wanted for robbery. Belfry is 5’6”, about 150 lbs with brown hair and eyes.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 416-808-5500, or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at 222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or leave a tip on Facebook.

A woman was sexually assaulted near Queen Street East and Leslie Street in the early morning hours on New Year’s Day.

At about 4 a.m., the 39 year-old victim was approached by a man who assaulted her. He is described as a black male in his 20s, 5’7”, with a medium build. He was wearing a black jacket with a reflective ‘N’ on the back, a skull cap, and running shoes with a zig-zag pattern on the side.

Anyone with any information should call 416-808-7474, or contact Crime Stoppers.

Two young men face a string of charges after a marijuana grow-op went up in flames last month.

At about 4:30 a.m. on Dec. 17, fire and police services responded to a fire call at 2575 Danforth Ave. The fire, which was contained to one unit, was extinguished.

Police allege that the apartment was being used to produce marijuana, which was the cause of the fire. The tenants tried to put out the fire but fled the scene when they were unable to do so. Officers seized production equipment and a number of plants in various stages of growth.

Milovan Soluncac, 22, and Nigel Thompson, 22, both of Toronto, were charged with mischief endangering life, arson having disregard for human life, and drug production and possession charges. Both made their first appearance at College Park courts the day after the fire.

Police in 55 Division are looking for a man after a string of thefts from cars near Gerrard Street East and Woodbine Avenue.

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Car theft suspect

On Saturday, Dec. 20, a man was seen breaking into vehicles in the area. When he was confronted he fled the area, but pictures were taken of the suspect.

He is described as a white male, 25 to 35 years old, 5’10”, about 160 lbs.

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