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Police make arrest in Oakville avocado theft

Halton police have made an arrest after a tractor trailer was stolen in Oakville.
Halton police have made an arrest after a tractor trailer was stolen in Oakville. Halton Regional Police / File / Twitter

Halton Police have made an arrest in connection with the theft of a tractor-trailer in Oakville that was loaded with avocados.

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Police say the trailer contained $60,000 worth of avocados when it was reported stolen from a trucking yard on Industry Street on Oct. 15.

The tractor was recovered in Etobicoke the following day, while the trailer was located in Scarborough last week.

However, the avocados have yet to be found.

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A 27-year-old Brampton man is now facing charges.

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This investigation is ongoing, anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, Detective Constable Jeremy Civiero at 905-825-4747 ext. 2248.