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Posted Thursday, December 08, 2022

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A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a 34-year-old man wanted after removing his court-ordered GPS ankle bracelet.  
In 2019, investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit conducted an investigation into an armed home invasion robbery. A suspect who was charged in this investigation was convicted and released by the courts while awaiting sentencing. He was placed on several conditions, including house arrest and a condition to be wearing...

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Posted Thursday, December 08, 2022

Investigators with the York Regional Police #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau – Property Crime Unit have charged a 48-year-old man in connection with several break and enters that occurred in the Cities of Vaughan and Richmond Hill.
From October 31, 2022 to December 2, 2022, police responded to a number of residential break and enters where high-end jewelry, clothing, accessories and sports memorabilia were stolen. Investigators believe the incidents were linked...

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Posted Wednesday, December 07, 2022

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Investigators with the York Regional Police Auto/Cargo Theft Unit have charged four people in connection with an investigation into the theft, re-vinning and trafficking of stolen vehicles.
In November 2022, officers with the York Regional Police Auto/Cargo Theft Unit began an investigation into possible trafficking of stolen vehicles connected to a vehicle shop called Royal Customs on Ritin Lane, in the City of Vaughan.
On December 1, 2022, officers executed...

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Posted Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Investigators with the York Regional Police Financial Crimes Unit have arrested and charged three people in connection with a grandparent scam investigation.
On November 24, 2022, investigators received information that a 73-year-old female victim lost $5,000 in a grandparent scam. The victim received a call from a suspect who identified as a police officer and told her that her grandson had been arrested and it would cost $9,000 for him to be released from jail.
The suspects...

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Posted Tuesday, December 06, 2022

 
Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following a fatal collision in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville. 
On Monday, December 5, 2022, at approximately 5:40 p.m., York Regional Police were called to the area of Vandorf Side Road and Woodbine Avenue for a report of a single-vehicle collision. A 2008 Nissan Versa went off the roadway and collided with a bridge before catching on fire.  
The...

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