Ontario’s Peel Police arrest four in thefts of high-end vehicles in Mississauga

ONTARIO’S Peel Regional police investigators from the 11 Division Auto Theft Unit who had been investigating ongoing thefts of Lexus RX and Toyota Highlander models in the City of Mississauga, have arrested and charged four young males.

Since October 2020, police had investigated over 80 stolen vehicle occurrences. Suspects were attending residential driveways, using a device to obtain software from the vehicle. They would then leave the area, reprogram a key fob, return, and steal the car. 

On November 22, at approximately 7:55 p.m., four males from Quebec were arrested, after stealing a Lexus RX350. At that time, multiple key fobs were found in their possession, as well as a master key (used to reprogram key fobs). 

The following were charged:

Darick Cruz-Reyes, a 20-year-old man from Montreal, was 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, a 21-year-old man 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, an 18-year-old 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.

Anyone with information or potential dashcam video is asked to call investigators with the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau 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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