Officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid charges in connection to a stolen vehicle investigation.
On September 17, 2022, at approximately 9:53 a.m., Caledon OPP entered into a stolen vehicle investigation. The vehicle was reported stolen from the Toronto area and was believed to be located at a storage facility in the Town of Caledon.
Uniform members, with the assistance of Caledon OPP’s Community Street Crime Unit, located the storage locker and authored a search warrant. Once the authorization was granted, the search was conducted, and a stolen vehicle was recovered.
On October 13, 2022, as a result of the investigation, Kimo CHRISTIE, 26, of Welland, was charged with:
• Theft over $5000 of a motor vehicle
• Possession property obtained by crime over $5000
The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on December 29, 2022, to answer to the charges.
The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Caledon OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Caledon OPP is working actively with its various partners to combat the growing trend of auto thefts in the Region and across the province. If you observe unusual activity in your community, report it immediately to police by calling 911. Make note of vehicle licence plates if you can. 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 $2000 upon an arrest.
Caledon OPP is committed to enforcement initiatives targeting this issue and will continue to educate residents on crime prevention strategies to minimize victimization.