A 33-year-old Lindsay man is facing multiple charges after a vehicle reported stolen in Dysart et al was recovered in Lindsay.
City of Kawartha Lakes OPP found the vehicle in a commuter parking lot on Highway 35. A license plate check revealed it was a vehicle reported stolen from a residence on Pine Avenue in Haliburton April 5.
They arrested the lone occupant of the vehicle, who is charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 and two counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay May 12.
A white 2015 Nissan Titan truck was reported stolen April 5, between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m, from Pine Avenue in Haliburton. The truck was locked and parked in a residential driveway.
Police asked nearby residents to check security camera footage and report any suspicious activity, or sightings of the truck, to police.
Haliburton Highlands OPP urged anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122 or (705) 286-1431, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
The OPP provides the following tips to prevent vehicle theft:
- Park your vehicle in a well-lit secure area or locked garage, if possible
- Consider using a steering wheel locking device, brake pedal lock or other theft deterring device
- Keep your key fob in a signal blocking case
- Install a GPS tracker
- Never leave your vehicle unlocked
- Install surveillance cameras
- Report suspicious persons or activity to police