Arrest in Half Million Dollar Construction Equipment Thefts

(Bradford/Innisfil, ON) An Innisfil man faces numerous charges following a multi-jurisdictional investigation led by the South Simcoe Police Service Street Crime Unit into thefts of construction equipment. On Wednesday, August 5, 2020, James Hamilton, 24, of Innisfil was charged with 10 counts of Theft Over $5000. The offences occurred over the past year within southern Ontario including Bradford and Innisfil. Construction equipment and trailers were targeted and stolen, with a total value of $475,000.

Hamilton was released with a future court date. The investigation is ongoing.