A 48-year-old Oshawa man faces numerous charges following a theft investigation involving catalytic converters.
In June 2021, investigators from the Central West Criminal Investigations Bureau commenced a theft investigation involving multiple stolen catalytic converters in Whitby. Investigators received reports of a suspect who was cutting catalytic converters from unattended vehicles.
As a result of the investigation the accused was located and arrested.
Jean TURCOT, age 48, of Bloor Street West, in Oshawa, is facing 58 charges including: Theft Under $5,000: Theft Over $5,000; Mischief Under $5,000; Mischief Over $5,000 and Break and Enter to a Commercial Property.
He was held for a bail hearing
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Central West Criminal Investigations Bureau- Property Crimes Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1825.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.