Police arrest male for theft from vehicles

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 25-year-old man with several criminal charges after more than a dozen vehicles were entered over the past weekend.

On Monday, October 8th, at approximately 1:50 am, two males were observed on the property of an Edelwild Drive residence. When the home owner turned on a yard light the two males fled west bound towards Century Drive. The homeowner contacted police and officers attended the area. Police were able to apprehend one of the males in the backyard of another residence. The second male ran from the officers.

Cody Raymond Albert Crawford, 25, of Orangeville was arrested and charged with several criminal offences including Theft under $5000, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Trespass at Night.

Police have identified the second suspect and an arrest is imminent.

The accused man was held in custody pending a bail hearing regarding the allegations.

Police remind residents to keep vehicles, sheds and garage doors locked when not in use.

Posted on October 9, 2018