Officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding residents to lock their vehicles and to remove valuables from cars following an incident in Valleywood.
On Monday, September 20, 2021, officers responded to a call for service on Treeview Crescent. It was reported that sometime overnight on September 17, 2021, an unknown suspect had trespassed onto a private driveway and attempted to enter vehicles. The suspect was successful in accessing one of the vehicles that was left unlocked. No valuables were reported stolen at the time.
Caledon OPP is reaching out to the local residents to check their security cameras for suspicious people, vehicles or activity. If you have any information or video surveillance footage in relation to these thefts, 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.
Here are the top 10 items commonly stolen from vehicles:
1. Media devices like handheld gaming systems and cell phones
3. Gift cards
4. Car registration
5. Garage door opener
6. Car and house keys
9. License plate/tags
10. Catalytic converter
Caledon OPP reminds local residents to:
– Always lock your vehicles and close the windows
– Remove everything from sight leaving nothing in your vehicle to steal
– Remove garage door openers from your car, and
– Never leave the car running and unattended.
A video of suspect trying to enter vehicles can be viewed on Twitter