Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called yesterday morning at approximately 6:00am to investigate the theft of a truck from a residence on Highway 7.
The theft occurred at approximately 3:00am. The suspect entered the truck using keys that were stolen during a theft on June 24, 2021. The vehicle was located in the parking lot of a business in the City of Peterborough. The suspect was identified and arrested yesterday afternoon.
Justin STEEVES (age 31) of Brampton, Ontario was arrested and charged with:
• Theft over $5000 of a motor vehicle
• Failure to comply with release order-other than to attend court
• Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough for a bail hearing later today.