Vehicle theft ring shut down in North Dundas

In this photo provided by SD&G O.P.P., a worker removes a stolen pickup truck from a sea container after provincial police took down a vehicle theft ring in North Dundas on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. (SD&G O.P.P. via Newswatch Group)

CHESTERVILLE – Provincial police have shut down a vehicle theft ring, operating in North Dundas, with the arrests of three people.

Officers searched a property on Kittle Road on Monday last week (Sept. 23) and seized six vehicles reported stolen – a 2019 Toyota Tacoma, 2017 Lexus RX35, 2017 Lexus RX35, 2019 Toyota Tacoma, 2018 Honda Civic and 2019 Lexus NX30 – as well as stolen licence plates and some heroin.

Other stolen vehicles connected with the North Dundas ring have been recovered from sea containers at ports in Vancouver, British Columbia and Lachine, Que.

Three people from Quebec – ages 39, 46, and 48 – are each facing charges of trafficking in stolen goods and possession of stolen property. One is facing an additional charge of drug possession.

All three will appear in a Cornwall court Nov. 5.