KAWARTHA LAKES-Police say several vehicles were reported stolen to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service in the past 24 hours.
Police say during the investigation it has been learned that the suspects were traveling in a gray Honda Civic. They utilized a sophisticated device contained in a backpack to clone vehicle fobs within the victim’s residence allowing them to steal five Dodge Ram pickup trucks and a Toyota Highlander from various locations around Lindsay according to police.
On the afternoon of November 23, investigators from the Kawartha Lakes Police Service received information from the Quebec Provincial Police, Surete Du Quebec about a vehicle they had stopped a black, 2021 Dodge Ram pickup truck, believed to be stolen from Lindsay and not yet reported. Local investigators confirmed this to be true and members of the Surete Du Quebec arrested the driver, a Quebec male for possession of the stolen vehicle.
A second vehicle was stolen from a Mary Street West driveway, sometime between 8:00PM November 22 and 8:00AM on November 23. The vehicle is described as being a grey, 2022 Toyota Highlander with Ontario license plates, “BYSR417.”
A third vehicle was stolen from a Dobson Street driveway. The vehicle is described as being a black, 2022 Dodge Ram GT pickup truck with black side steps and a tonneau cover with Ontario license plates “T33321.” Video surveillance shows an unidentifiable suspect in the area at 5:20AM on November 23, 2022.
A fourth vehicle was stolen from a driveway on Durham Street East sometime between 9:00PM on November 22 and 9:20AM on November 23. The vehicle is described as being a red, 2022 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck with Ontario license plates “BN82507.”
No information was provided on the other two vehicles.
The Kawartha Lakes Police Service is asking that anyone who may have information about these thefts to contact them as 705.324.5252. Or if you wish to provide information anonymously you can do so through Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS (8477) or at khcrimestoppers.com
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