Cops recover $120,000 in landscaping equipment stolen from north of Pickering
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Published July 27, 2022 at 2:56 pm
A woman faces theft charges after $120,000 of landscaping equipment was stolen in aa break and enter north of Pickering last weekend.
A yard on the rural Old Brock Rd up in the unincorporated community of Claremont was broken into on July 25. The thieves made off with a truck, a trailer and a lawnmower.
Police were called and rushed to the scene. They soon found a suspect and the stolen truck. Later that evening, police executed two search warrants at addresses on Sideline 20 and Sideline 12.
During the raids police discovered $120,000 worth of equipment and tools.
Nicole Lewis, 40 of Stouffville, is charged with Theft Over $5,000 and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000. She has since been released from custody with conditions.
Anyone with information pertinent to the investigation can call D/Cst. Shaddick or Det. Barkwell 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2531 or 2562, respectively. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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