Orillia OPP are asking for help to identify vehicles used in three thefts of snowmobiles. They believe all three are connected.
On the evening of March 24 at least three suspects entered a fenced area at a Harvie Settlement Road business in Orillia and stole a covered snowmobile trailer containing two snowmobiles. Surveillance footage was obtained and the truck is described as a dark Chevrolet Silverado with dark coloured rims. A red and grey 2015 Skidoo and a yellow 2009 Skidoo MXZ 550 were stolen in this occurrence.
On March 27 at approximately 05:30 a.m., thieves drove a truck into a fenced area at a West Street South, Orillia business and stole a covered trailer containing two snowmobiles. Surveillance footage showed three male suspects driving a dark pickup truck, possibly a Chevrolet Silverado extended cab with dark coloured rims. Stolen items include a black 2016 Skidoo 800, a yellow 2000 Skidoo MXZ and a grey 2010 Blazer trailer.
Sometime overnight between March 27 and March 28 a dark coloured, late model Chevrolet Silverado attended a Township of Ramara residence and stole a 2006 Triton snowmobile trailer containing a silver 2015 Skidoo GSX.
OPP believe these occurrences and other recent snowmobile thefts in the region are related. If anyone has information or has seen this vehicle, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You can also submit your information online. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.00.