A St. Clair Township man faces charges and a stolen truck has been recovered after an investigation in Lambton County.
OPP officials say on Sunday April 9 just before 1:30 p.m., the Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was requested to attend a residence in St. Clair Township regarding a theft of a motor vehicle.
Officers were informed that at some time between 10 p.m. on Saturday April 8 and 7:30 a.m. on Sunday April 9, unknown persons entered onto a friends property located on Wilksport Line in St. Clair Township and stole a pick-up truck that was parked on the property.
The pick-up truck was described as:
– 2009 GMC Sierra crew cab, white in color, with a 6 inch lift kit and 35 inch tires.
The OPP learned further that the pick-up also contained various pieces of construction equipment and personal belongings.
Total value of equipment stolen is yet to be determined.
On Monday April 10, acting on information received form the public, the OPP located and identified a suspect who was arrested in connection with this investigation.
Through continued investigation, OPP also located the stolen pick-up truck and its contents in a bush lot south of Bickford Line, just off of St. Clair Parkway in St. Clair Township.
As a result, a 21-year- old St. Clair Township man has been charged with:
– Theft of a Motor Vehicle
– Possession Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
– Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
– Possession of a Forged Document with Intent
The accused will appear in the Sarnia Ontario Court of Justice on Monday, May 15.