Peel police bust four from Quebec following investigation into stolen Mississauga vehicles

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Four people from Quebec have been arrested following a police investigation into the theft of stolen vehicles in Mississauga.

Peel Regional Police say since October, the 11 Division Auto Theft Unit has investigated more than 80 reports of high-end cars stolen mostly from the driveways of homes.

The thieves have been going after Lexus RX and Toyota Highlander models.

Typically, the culprits have been using an electronic device to grab signals from the owner's key fob. That data is used to access the vehicle which is then stolen.

On November 22 at 8 p.m. police made the arrests. A device to reprogram the vehicles and other equipment to assist in the process were recovered.

Darick Cruz-Reyes, 20, from Montreal, is charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Possessing Automobile Master Key, and Fail to Comply with release order. He was held for a bail hearing and attended the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on November 23.

Carlos Aponte-Majia, 21, from Montreal, was charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Possessing Automobile Master Key. He was released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on February 5, 2021.

Arzaan Khan, 18, man from Montreal, was charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Possessing Automobile Master Key, Utter Forged Document, and Possession of an Identity Document. He was held for a bail hearing and attended the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on November 23.

A 17-year-old male from Longueil was charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Possessing Automobile Master Key, and Obstruct Police. He was held for a bail hearing and attended the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on November 23.

Police ask the public with any other information about these cases to come forward, especially if any video evidence is available.

Division Criminal Investigation Bureau can be reached at 905-453-2121, ext. 1133.

Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

 

 

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