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Utility Trailer Theft Arrests - EDEN, HARVEY, IRELAND, JOHNSTON, REID & ZIEGLER

Source: Area OPP
Date: Sat Mar 28 03:16:59 MST 2020

(ELGIN COUNTY, ON) - The Elgin Middlesex Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) have made arrests and charged six people in an ongoing investigation into utility trailer thefts in Southwestern Ontario.

As a result of the investigation to date the following people have been charged:

59-year-old James EDEN of Middlesex Center, Ontario with:
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 X2
Altering/destroying/removing a vehicle identification number X2
Trafficking is stolen goods over $5,000 X2
Use, deals, acts on forged documents X4
Fraudulent concealment X4

30-year-old Brandi HARVEY of London, Ontario with:
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 X4
Altering/destroying/removing a vehicle identification number X3
Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 X3
Fraudulent concealment

52-year-old John IRELAND of Ingersoll, Ontario with:
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 X5
Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 X3
Altering/destroying/removing a vehicle identification number X5
Trafficking is stolen goods over $5,000 X2
Use, deals, acts on forged documents X2
Fraudulent concealment X3

44-year-old Jared JOHNSTON of Ingersoll, Ontario with:
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
Altering/destroying/removing a vehicle identification number
Fraudulent concealment

44-year-old Philip REID of Middlesex Centre, Ontario with:
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 X4
Altering/destroying/removing a vehicle identification number X2
Trafficking is stolen goods over $5,000 X2
Use, deals, acts on forged documents X2
Fraudulent concealment X2


30-year-old Justin ZIEGLER of London, Ontario with:
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 X10
Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 X3
Altering/destroying/removing a vehicle identification number X7
Trafficking is stolen goods over $5,000 X5
Use, deals, acts on forged documents X4
Fraudulent concealment X5

All of the accused parties will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice London at a later date.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact the Elgin County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or submit an online tip. You may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.

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