Officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to several reported incidents of theft that occurred sometime overnight between Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, 2021, throughout the Town of Caledon.
It was determined that a group of suspects were targeting high-end vehicles at night stealing the vehicles with keys left inside. As a result of the police investigation led by the Caledon OPP Community Street Crime Unit, an arrest was made in connection to three vehicles that were stolen from McCauley Drive and Briarwood Drive.
As a result, Sarkis KARKOZIAN, 19, of Toronto, stands charged with:
– Theft of a motor vehicle – three counts
– Trespassing at night – two counts
The accused was held for a bail hearing and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on a later date.
The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information in relation to this investigation, please call the Caledon OPP Detachment at (905) 584-2241 or 1-888-310-1122.
You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.peelcrimestoppers.ca. When you contact Crime Stoppers you stay anonymous, you never have to testify, and you could receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 upon an arrest.
Caledon OPP continues to remind local residents that theft is a crime of opportunity. A criminal searches for unattended or unsecured property to steal. Always secure your vehicle by removing car keys, locking all doors and windows, removing all valuables from plain view, and never leaving your car running and unattended.