Man and Woman Caught in Stolen Vehicle
Release Date: May 14, 2018
A 31-year-old man a 28-year-old woman both from Lindsay, Ontario, were caught driving a vehicle stolen from the day before.
On May 11, 2018 at approximately 1:15 p.m. a patrol officer observed a vehicle eastbound on Elliott Avenue. The officer stopped the vehicle to investigate a matter unrelated to the charges, and discovered the driver was suspended. A check of the vehicle quickly revealed it had two different plates and was on file as stolen with Peterborough Police from May 10, 2018.
Both the male driver and female passenger were arrested and charged with possession of stolen property. The male accused was additionally charged with two counts of breach probation. The male accused was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with use plated not authorized for vehicle, and drive while suspend.