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Halton Regional Police Recover 32 Stolen Vehicles in Project Eleanor

By Staff

June 6th, 2022

BURLINGTON, ON

 

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) in partnership with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) formed Project Eleanor to investigate the high rate of high end auto theft.

The work started in January of this year and through a variety of investigative means, several suspects were identified and the location of a shipping yard was discovered.

Over the course of two days, criminal code search warrants were executed at a residence in Toronto and a shipping yard in Mississauga.

As a result of Project Eleanor, 32 stolen vehicles were recovered worth an estimated $2.2 million dollars.

Investigators also located and seized $11,000 in Canadian currency, stolen property and technology used in reprogramming auto theft.

On January 8th 2022, the following individuals were arrested and charged:

Alexandre DOYON (22) of Toronto:

  • Theft Over $5000 (of motor vehicle)
  • Possession of Automobile Master Key
  • Possession of Break In Instruments

Konstantinos SOTIROPOULOS (22) of Quebec

  • Theft Over $5000 (of motor vehicle)
  • Possession of Automobile Master Key
  • Possession of Break In Instruments

Gustavo SALAZAR (23) of Toronto

  • Theft Over $5000 (of motor vehicle)
  • Possession of Automobile Master Key
  • Possession of Break In Instruments

On April 23rd 2022, the following individuals were arrested and charged.

Alexandre DOYON (22) of Toronto (re-arrested):

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Trafficking in Property Obtained by Crime
  • Fraud Under $5000

Bailey GAULIN (19) of Toronto:

  • Fraud Under $5000

Investigators continue to make efforts to arrest other individuals connected to the investigation.

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1 comment to Halton Regional Police Recover 32 Stolen Vehicles in Project Eleanor

  • Hans Jacobs

    A great job by the police and CBSA. I hope the courts do as well when their turn comes to dispense justice.