On average 13 cars stolen a day in the past week in Mississauga and Brampton


Published May 14, 2022 at 4:12 pm

Car Theft Mississauga

Residents are reminded to lock their vehicles as Peel Police see an average of 13 cars stolen per day in Mississauga and Brampton from May 6 to May 12.

According to Peel police’s crime data, 92 incidents of car theft were reported in the last seven days (May 6-May 12).

Mississauga saw 57 of these incidents while the other 35 happened in Brampton.

The largest number of thefts occur during the weekend with 47 cars reported stolen between Friday (May 6) and Sunday (May 8).

The following map shows where the car thefts have taken place:

car theft map Mississauga

Police continue to work against the car theft trend. Two men were arrested earlier this week on Tuesday (May 10) when police received calls of a vehicle theft in progress in the area of Bloor Street and Fieldgate Drive.

Navdeep Chauhan, 24, of Brampton, and Arshjot Singh, 24, of Caledon, are each charged with four counts of possessing automobile master key and possession of device to obtain computer service.

Residents are advised to keep their vehicles safe with the following tips: Keep car doors locked and windows rolled up, ensure adequate lighting in the area of driveways and entranceways, and park vehicles in a locked garage if possible.

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