About $65,000 of stolen property found, five individuals facing charges: Essex County OPP
Essex County OPP were able to recover stolen property after searching two addresses in relation to multiple property crimes throughout Essex County. (courtesy Essex County OPP)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- Essex County OPP officers were able to locate about $65,000 of stolen property and several vehicles following a search of two residences last Friday.
Police say on Friday, Nov. 27 officers within the Community Street Crime Unit along with support from the Canine and Emergency Response Units executed search warrants at addresses on County Road 42 in Windsor and Cataraqui Street in Windsor in relation to several property crimes that had occurred throughout Essex County.
Five individuals were also arrested on various charges as a result of the search.
Police say the warrants were the peak of several months of investigation which resulted in around $50,000 worth of residential property, about $15,000 of commercial property being located and several stolen vehicles being recovered.
These warrants were the culmination of several months of investigation resulting in approximately $50,000 worth of residential property, approximately $15,000 worth of commercial property being located and several stolen vehicles being recovered.
During the search, police say a quantity of crystal meth was located.
Essex County OPP charged the individuals with possession with the purpose of trafficking, unauthorized possession of a weapon, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, theft of a motor vehicle and breaking and entering.
The accused are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Windsor to answer to the charges at a later date.