OPP bust stolen car ring in North Dundas

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NORTH DUNDAS – OPP officers with the Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry detachment busted a stolen car ring just north of Chesterville.

Police executed search warrants on a property on Kittle Road September 23rd. Six stolen vehicles were found, along with stolen licence plates, and a quantity of heroin.

In connection with the North Dundas investigation, a large number of stolen vehicles were recovered in sea containers in Vancouver BC and Lachine QC. The investigation also included the Community Street Crime Unit and the Emergency Response Team.

Three men from Quebec are facing charges so far:

  • Yves Bokuma Etike, 39, from Montreal, was charged with trafficking in stolen goods over $5,000, and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000.
  • Guylan Boluka, 48, from Brossard, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, trafficking in stolen goods over $5,000, and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000.
  • Asif Mohamed, 47, from Montreal, was charged with trafficking in stolen goods over $5,000, and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000.

All three individuals were released and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall on November 5th.

Detective staff sergeant Chad Culbert with the CSCU said that the investigation is ongoing and additional charges are expected.

“This OPP is committed the finding those responsible for ongoing vehicle thefts across eastern Ontario,” he said.

Police ask if anyone has information about the investigation to call the SDG OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Seaway Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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