Brampton man caught with $40,000 worth of stolen tires: police


Published May 20, 2022 at 11:17 am

A Brampton man is facing charges and a second suspect is on the run after police seized a cargo truck full of stolen tires worth thousands of dollars.

Around 11:20 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, the OPP say officers from the Caledon division were called about a stolen vehicle in the area of Polenta Cres.

When officers arrived, one suspect was taken into custody for being in possession of property while another suspect fled the scene in a black BMW SUV.

Police say they recovered a transport truck which was reported stolen from the Scarborough area which was loaded with stolen tires with an approximate value of $40,000.

Investigators say the cargo was linked to a break and enter that occurred that same morning in the Cambridge area.

As a result of the arrest, Pushpinder Dhillon, 30, of Brampton has been charged with:

  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000
  • Resist peace officer

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on July 28 to answer to the charges.

Police are still searching for the second suspect who fled the scene and have released a photo of the individual.

Police are searching for the man pictured here who allegedly fled during a stolen property investigation in Caledon on May 12, 2022.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Caledon OPP at 905-284-2241 or 1-888-310-1122.

You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at

When you contact Crime Stoppers, you stay anonymous, you never have to testify, and you could receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 upon an arrest.

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