CHARGES LAID AFTER VEHICLE STOLEN FROM HIGHWAY 7 RESIDENCE

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.

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