The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has returned a stolen pick-up truck and ATV to the owner after being located in Belleville.
At approximately 10:00 a.m. December 28, 2020, Quinte West OPP responded to a complaint of a stolen pick-up truck and ATV from a residence on Glen Ross Road in the City of Quinte West. The vehicles were stolen sometime throughout the evening. The stolen vehicles were a white 2010 Ford F150 pick-up truck and a camouflage 2007 Yamaha Grizzly 600 ATV. The ATV was parked in the bed of the pick-up.
Multiple unlocked vehicles were also entered throughout the evening on Cooke Armstrong Road in Quinte West. It is believed these thefts and the theft of the pick-up truck and ATV are related. Several items were stolen including a cross bow, CD’s, money and tools.
On December 29, 2020, Belleville Police Service notified the Quinte West OPP that the pick-up truck and ATV were located on Gordon Street in Belleville. The pick-up truck and ATV were processed by the OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) for evidence and subsequently returned the owner. The stolen property is still outstanding.
Anyone who may have information or witnessed anything in relation to this incident is requested to contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
The Quinte West OPP would like to remind homeowners to keep their vehicles locked when left unattended and to make sure all valuables are removed from the vehicle or kept out of sight.