OPP recover stolen equipment valued at $150,000

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has recovered approximately $150,000 worth of equipment stolen in the Hawkesbury area.

On March 23, 2020 a large flatbed truck and piece of heavy equipment, a Bobcat skid-steer tractor, were reported stolen from a construction company’s facility on Front Road in Champlain Township.

The investigation by members of Hawkesbury Detachment and the OPP Community Street Crime Unit, with assistance of the MRC des Collines Police, resulted in the execution of a search warrant later the same day and the recovery of the stolen property in Val Des Monts, Quebec.

The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

Anyone with information regarding this crime should contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. Tips can also be sent via text message and e-mail. For more information, visit the National Capital Crime Stoppers’ website at www.CrimeStoppers.ca.

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