(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA, ON) - On January 28, 2019 OPP responded to the theft of two motor vehicles from a nursery on Wellington Road 124, in the Hamlet of Eramosa. It was reported that sometime between 10:00 p.m. January 27 and 7:00 a.m. January 28, 2019 two pickup trucks, a white Ford F350 and a white Chevrolet Silverado, were stolen. It was also reported that the complainant was tracking one of the vehicles with a Global Positioning System (G.P.S.) device.
The tracked vehicle was found parked in a field near Damascus, Wellington North. Police located and arrested two individuals inside. Police also found a trailer with two snow machines hitched to the truck. The trailer and snow machines were discovered to have been stolen from a self-storage depot on Dixon Court, Fergus earlier in the day. Search of the two individuals revealed a set of keys for the stolen F350 pickup truck, a small quantity of crystal meth and sports equipment that was stolen during a vehicle entry at residence on Highway 7 overnight.
Further investigation led police to the stolen F350 that had been abandoned on Kaine Hill Drive, east of Guelph.
43-year-old Francisco Carvalho FERRAZ and 35-year-old Alexis Dawn REILLY, both of of Guelph, have been charged each with one count of Possession of Stolen Property over $5,000 and two counts of Possessing Stolen Property under $5,000. They have also been charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Breaching Conditions of Release. Both were held for bail.