Man arrested following customer-turned-thief scheme at luxurious automotive dealerships in Markham
York Regional Police arrested a person suspected of doing much more than simply take a look at driving automobiles from some luxurious dealerships in Markham.
The arrest occurred in dramatic trend simply days in the past when investigators tried to arrest a suspect in a stolen automotive. The suspect tried to drive away, damaging a cruiser, earlier than fleeing on foot and unsuccessfully making an attempt to carjack one other car, police stated.
The investigation started Aug. 2, when police had been instructed in regards to the theft of a Porsche Panamera from a dealership close to McCowan Highway and Bullock Drive, in Markham.
Workers instructed investigators a person was wanting on the car with an worker earlier than driving away in it.
Then two extra comparable incidents occurred at dealerships within the space.
On Aug. 29, a suspect allegedly requested a take a look at drive in an Audi RS7, close to Steeles Avenue East and Woodbine Avenue, earlier than driving away.
On Sept. 15, a person attended a dealership on Kennedy Highway at Castan Avenue and requested a take a look at drive of a Mercedes SUV, then drove away within the car.
The car parking zone confrontation and arrest occurred in a while Sept. 15.
Joseph Roland Arsene Racine, 47, of St. Andrews West, is charged with three counts of theft of motorcar over $5,000, theft, prison negligence, breaching probation and resisting arrest, amongst different offences.
He’s being held in custody earlier than he is set to seem at Newmarket courtroom Sept. 23.
Anybody with data is requested to contact the York Regional Police No. 5 District Prison Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7541, or name Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or go away an nameless tip on-line at www.1800222tips.com.