A Grizzly Affair: Hamilton Investigation seizes stolen cars, guns, drugs

Hamilton, Ontario – Hamilton Police Service’s Project Grizzly has laid over 200 charges and located 19 stolen vehicles in their investigation into an organized car theft ring. Twenty-Eight people in total have been charged after HPS’ month-long investigation. The investigation itself was conducted in conjunction with Niagara police services and Equite Association (Former Insurance Bureau […]

Tracing Theft: Two arrested by Richmond RCMP in auto theft bust

Richmond, Ontario — Richmond, British Columbia RCMP arrested two men in mid-May under the suspicion that they were linked to a series of car thefts in the Steveston area. The B.C. city’s RCMP detachment received 29 reports of auto theft in April alone. Since then, many vehicles in the Steveson area had their contents stolen. In […]

Theft Ring Thwarted: Four car thieves arrested in Montreal

Montreal, Quebec – On May 31, four suspects in connection with a car theft ring were arrested by the Montreal police. According to the police, up to 46 SUVs were stolen between April and December 2021, several of which were found in containers at the Port of Montreal. Two suspects remain in police custody, facing […]

En Garde: Five arrested in Laval, Qué. Project Gardon auto theft network bust

Laval, Quebec – The Laval Police Department (SPL) has made five arrests in connection with a network of vehicle thieves, following an investigation dating back to May 2021. Project Gardon was an investigation by the SPL’s General Crimes Squad in response to a wave of coordinated thefts where vehicles were targeted and stolen from parking […]

Hooked Up: Provincial Towing Association of Ontario supports operator licensing plan

Ottawa, Ontario — Advocates for Ontario’s towing industry are voicing their support for the provincial government’s plans to introduce a tow operator licensing framework, in the hopes of securing a more fair and ethical way forward for those employed in the industry. The Provincial Towing Association of Ontario (PTAO) says that it fully endorses the […]