London Police Service Police Press Releases

Stolen Vehicle Recovered – Repeat Offender Arrested

LONDON, ON (March 28, 2024) – Two London men are in custody after members of the London Police Service located a stolen vehicle in the west end of the city yesterday.

At approximately 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2024, members of the LPS Investigative Response Unit located a vehicle with license plates belonging to another vehicle driving in the area of Westdel Bourne and Oxford Street West.

Officers observed the vehicle stop at a business and the driver exit the vehicle.  The male driver was recognized as he was wanted on a number of outstanding warrants.

The driver was arrested.

Police located and arrested the male passenger inside the vehicle as he was also wanted on outstanding warrants.

No injuries were reported.

Officers learned the vehicle had been reported stolen on March 25, 2024, from outside of the city.

Officers also learned the plates on the vehicle had been stolen from a separate vehicle and had not yet been reported at the time of the interaction.

A search of the vehicle yielded a number of items that had been previously reported stolen as the result of a vehicle break in on March 26, 2024, from outside of the city.

As a result of the investigation, Shaun Michael Bryan Wrightson, 25, and Michael Lawrence Kilby, 35 both of London, have been jointly charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5000.

Shaun Michael Bryan Wrightson has been additionally charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000;
  • Operation while prohibited;
  • Resist arrest; and,
  • Fail to comply with a release order

Both accused remain in custody and are scheduled to appear in London court today in relation to the charges.