Stolen auto investigation leads to three arrests in Mississauga

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The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has arrested three males in relation to an ongoing stolen auto investigation.

According to police, on April 14, 2021, the following individuals were arrested in the City of Mississauga.

Mohammed Bouroubi, a 21-year old from Quebec has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 (3 counts), possession of property obtained by crime under $5000, possession of break and enter instruments (2 counts), possession of automobile master key, fail to comply with probation and fail to comply with release order.

Xavier Giroux, an 18-year-old from Quebec has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 (3 counts), possession of property obtained by crime under $5000, possession of break and enter instruments (2 counts) and possession of automobile master key.

Malyck Kabika-Philistin, a 21-year-old from Quebec has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 (3 counts), possession of property obtained by crime under $5000, possession of break and enter instruments (2 counts) and possession of automobile master key.

Police say upon the arrest, they seized relay theft tools/technology and the three were held for a bail hearing.

According to police, on April 14, 2021, the HRPS also executed a criminal code search warrant at a business located on Maingate Drive in Mississauga.

Police say investigators seized five stolen vehicles at the premise, that were originally stolen from the Waterloo, York and Toronto areas.

Anyone with questions or information about this vehicle theft is asked to contact Detective Constable Ben Merchant at the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2248.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

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