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Multiple Arrests Made by Caledon OPP in Catalytic Converter Thefts

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Submitted to Just Sayin' Caledon

Members of the Caledon OPP Detachment Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) have made several arrested after investigating the theft of of catalytic converters in Caledon.

In June of 2021, the Caledon OPP CSCU initiated an investigation involving the removal and theft of catalytic converters from vehicles in Bolton. Following a lengthy and in-depth investigation lasting several months, and the creation of a joint investigation with the Niagara Regional Police Service, several suspects were identified.

As a result of the investigation three suspects were arrested and charged pertaining to the incidents in Caledon.

Tomaso MONTELONE, 21 years old, from Richmond Hill has been charged with:

  • Theft Over $5000
  • Break and Enter
  • Mischief Over $5000 x 2
  • Fail to Comply with Probation x 2
  • Fail to Comply with Undertaking x 2
  • Drive while Prohibited

Raphel BANON, 20 years old, from Thornhill has been charged with:

  • Break and Enter
  • Mischief Over $5000 x 2
  • Theft Over $5000

A 17 year old, from Vaughan, has been charged with:

  • Break and Enter
  • Mischief Over $5000 x 2
  • Theft Over $5000

All accused persons are scheduled to appear in Orangeville Provincial Court in December.

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