South Simcoe Police Service Assists in OPP Theft Investigation
(Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers have assisted the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in the culmination of a theft investigation.
Bracebridge OPP along with the Muskoka Community Street Crime Unit have been investigating the theft of several high-end items valued at approximately $40,000 in Gravenhurst and Bracebridge including a Sea-doo, trailers and five Yamaha motorcycles.
On May 21, 2020, OPP officers, with assistance from South Simcoe Police Service, executed a warrant at an address in Innisfil and recovered the stolen property with the exception of two of the Yamaha motorcycles.
Police arrested and charged 23-year-old James Hamilton of Innisfil with the following:
Break and enter
Disguise with intent
Possession of break-in instruments
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 X 4
Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 X 2
Theft over $5000 of a motor vehicle X 4
Theft over $5000 X 3
Theft under $5000 X 2
Trafficking in property obtained by crime
He was held in custody and will appear for a bail hearing on May 22, 2020.
Police have also charged 30-year-old Nathan Silvestri of Innisfil with three counts of possession of property obtained by crime over $5000. He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on July 28, 2020 to answer to his charges.
Furthermore, 28-year-old Randy Buckley of Innisfil has been charged with one count of possession of property obtained by crime over $5000. He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on July 21, 2020, to answer to his charge.
Anyone with information is asked to please call Bracebridge OPP at (888)310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You can submit your information online at www.crimestopperssdm.com if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.