PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough Police say 13 small calibre firearms are still missing after an inventory check on the stolen trailer that was recovered by police.
“The inventory check on the returned trailer and firearms is now complete and revealed that 13 of the small-calibre firearms are still missing. Any unaccounted for firearms is concerning to Peterborough Police and investigators ask anyone who may have information on this incident to call the Peterborough Police Crime Line at 705-876-1122 x555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.” said police in a statement today.
In the early morning hours of Sunday, February 13, 2022, a truck carrying more than 2,000 firearms was stolen from a trucking yard in Peterborough. On February 13th, Peterborough Police were made aware of the theft and attended the business located on Parkhill Road East. Both the cab and the trailer were discovered in Peel Region.
The search for the suspects continues. Police say the suspects appear to arrive in a four-door blue sedan which follows the tractor trailer unit out of the yard in the early morning hours of Sunday, February 13, 2022.
“Peterborough Police would like to re-iterate investigators are taking this incident very seriously and encourage anyone with information to contact the Peterborough Police Crime Line or Crime Stoppers.”