Six Quebecois arrested for stealing cars in Caledon: police

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Published May 17, 2022 at 2:48 pm

Six car theft suspects from Quebec have been arrested for allegedly trying to steal cars in Caledon last week.

Around 4:45 a.m. on Friday (May 13), the Caledon OPP say officers responded to a call about a suspicious person on Bonnieglen Farm Boulevard in the Southfields Village community of Caledon.


When officers arrived, police say six individuals were located and arrested for attempting to steal vehicles.

The OPP say they also seized a device for creating new wireless key fobs which can then be used to start and steal a vehicle.

The accused face a combined 17 charges, including possessing an automotive master key, theft of motor vehicle and mischief over $5,000.

Matias Blouin-Fuentes, 18, of Montreal

  • Possessing automobile master key
  • Theft of motor vehicle
  • Failure to comply with undertaking

Jamal Chery, 18, of Laval

  • Possession automobile master key
  • Theft of motor vehicle

Douglasse Jean Risme, 25, of Montreal

  • Mischief over $5,000
  • Trespassing at night
  • Possessing automotive master key
  • Theft of motor vehicle

Jovonta Jean, 21, of St. Laurent

  • Failure to comply with release order
  • Possessing automotive master key
  • Theft of motor vehicle

Ronel-Fils Jean-Baptiste, 19, of Montreal

  • Possessing automotive master key
  • Theft of motor vehicle

Riccardo Charles, 32, of Montreal

  • Failure to comply with release order
  • Possessing automotive master key
  • Theft of motor vehicle

All six accused were held for a bail hearing.

The Caledon Community Street Crime Unit is continuing the investigation alongside police agencies from surrounding jurisdictions.

Caledon OPP thanked the individual who reported the suspicious activity and urged anyone who witnesses unusual activity in the community to contact police at (905) 584-2241.

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

When you contact Crime Stoppers you stay anonymous, you never have to testify, and you could receive a cash reward of up to $2000 upon an arrest.

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