Durham Regional Police – Vehicle Theft Suspects Arrested in Clarington (Names Released)

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Two suspects from Montreal have been arrested after they were found stealing vehicles in Clarington.


On Thursday, January 19, 2023, at approximately 2 a.m., the two suspects attended Ronald Hooper Avenue in Clarington and attempted to steal two Dodge Ram pick-up trucks. The suspects left the area and returned later that morning but members of East Division intercepted the suspects. A 17-year-old male and a 21-year-old male were arrested and taken into custody.


Jacob EL-LEISY, age 21, and a 17-year-old male both of Montreal were charged with Theft of Motor Vehicle Over $5,000 x2. They were both released on an Undertaking.


Upon their release, they both contravened the conditions of their Undertaking and were re-arrested and charged with Fail to Comply. They were held for a bail hearing.


Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Gordon of the East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1615.


Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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