Four stolen vehicles worth about $200,000 that were sent to Dubai have been recovered thanks to the work of a Halton Regional Police task force.
Halton’s Regional Auto Theft Task Force worked alongside the Canada Border Services Agency to recover the vehicles shipped overseas.
The stolen vehicles were among those initially flagged as part of a 2023 investigation. The aforementioned agencies teamed with Peel Regional Police to intercept 24 vehicles valued at about $2.1 million, including a Rolls-Royce valued at about $500,000; however, authorities were unable to have two shipping containers carrying the four vehicles returned before reaching Dubai, Halton cops said.
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The two containers were eventually re-routed to Canada and in late January Halton cops took custody of the containers, carrying one Lexus SUV initially stolen from Halton, two Ford F-150s stolen from Peel Region and Toronto and a Range Rover also stolen from Peel Region.
An investigation into the thefts is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the police at 905-825-4777, Ext. 3407, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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