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‘High-value’ pickup truck stolen in Innisfil, found hours later

South Simcoe police say effort to find Dodge TRX involved multiple departments across the Greater Toronto Area
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Multiple police agencies helped track down an expensive pickup truck stolen from an Innisfil property early Monday morning.

South Simcoe police say a resident contacted them April 22 as his "high-value" Dodge TRX truck was being stolen from a Larter Street address.

“The theft quickly drew the attention and efforts of law enforcement partners in the GTA including the York Regional Police, Ontario Provincial Police and Toronto Police Service,” South Simcoe Sgt. Dave Phillips said in a media release issued Tuesday night. “All services worked together as the vehicle fled at a high rate of speed throughout those jurisdictions.”

The vehicle was located in Toronto shortly after it was taken.  

No arrests have been made at this time, however the investigation is ongoing.

BradfordToday and InnisfilToday recently obtained data from Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation, which shows there were 146 and 80 vehicles stolen in Bradford and Innisfil, respectively, between Nov. 1, 2021 and Jan. 19, 2024.

At the time, Det.-Sgt. Clint McLellan urged residents to be vigilant and report potential criminal activity in their neighbourhoods.

They should also place key fobs in protective pouches in areas nearer to the back of the home — since thieves have tools to intercept close-range keyless-entry radio signals that are then used to unlock and start vehicles.

As well, consider investing in a diagnostic port lock, a steering wheel lock like The Club or a pedal lock, he said.

“This is a numbers game; they don’t want to have a hard time stealing,” McLellan said. “I don’t really have a catch-all solution, but if you can implement as many of these measures as you can, it’ll help to slow them down. Hopefully, they’ll move on to a different car.”

Anyone with information related to the Larter incident is asked to contact South Simcoe Police at 905-775-3311 or 705-436-2141, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. They can also submit anonymous tips online to