Over 80 charges laid in stolen property investigation

A total of 86 charges have been laid in connection to a stolen property investigation.

Members of the Lambton OPP Street Crimes Unit arrested three people in Petrolia on October 25.

During its investigation, police recovered 19 trailers and a Utility Terrain Vehicle, valued at approximately $240,000.

The names and further details about the accused were not released “to protect the integrity of the investigation.”

The following charges were laid:

– Trafficking stolen goods over $5000 (27 counts)

– Use, act or deal in forged document (14 counts)

– Make forged document (14 counts)

– Destroy a vehicle identification number (15 counts)

– Fraudulent concealment (16 counts)

OPP said the accused were released from custody and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice at a later date.