Clarington male is facing 23 charges after search warrant executed.
Investigators from East Division have been involved in a five-month long project aimed at vehicle thefts. The subject of the investigation was targeting high end vehicles, including Chevrolet Tahoe’s, Chevrolet Suburban’s, and GMC Yukon’s, all parked in residential areas. He gained access to these vehicles by hacking the programming that is incorporated into the vehicle computers.
Zachary HUSSEY, age 24 of Clarington is facing 23 charges which include: Theft of Motor Vehicle x7, Possess Firearm other than Restricted, Unlawfully Sell or Possess Counterfeit Mark x4 and Fail to Comply with Undertaking.
He was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Kapeluk of East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1612.
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.
The information in this media release contains facts and circumstances that have been obtained from a police investigation. These allegations have yet to be proven in court.