Police arrest two males for trailer thefts

Orangeville Police

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged two males in connection to the theft of two trailers from Orangeville businesses in September.

On Friday, September 7, 2018, at approximately 5:30 pm, a white Ford F150 pickup truck entered the lot of Big Bear U-Haul and Storage located at 10 Stewart Court in Orangeville. The truck proceeded to back up to the tongue of a flatbed, car hauler style, U-Haul trailer. Two males proceeded to attach the trailer to the truck and leave the area. The incident was captured on exterior security cameras.
On Saturday, September 8, 2018, at approximately 5:25 am, the same white pick-up truck and the same two males entered the secured premise and left with a 2016 Prowler travel trailer. This incident was also captured on exterior security cameras.

As a result of the investigation, the suspects were identified and arrest warrants were issued for two males believed to be residing in Brampton.

On Sunday, October 7, 2018, Claude Stephane Francoeur, 46, of Brampton was arrested. Francoeur is charged with Theft Over $5000 and Theft Under $5000.Francoeur is scheduled to appear in court in Orangeville on October 30, 2018, to answer to the allegations.

On Friday, October 12, 2018, Gary James Walker, 32, of Brampton was arrested. Walker is charged with Theft Over $5000, Theft Under $5000, three counts of Driving While Disqualified and Breach of Probation. Walker is scheduled to appear in court in Orangeville on November 6, 2018, to answer to the allegations.

Posted on October 15, 2018