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3 men charged after truck reported stolen from Midland located in Orillia: OPP

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Jan. 16.
The accused was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Jan. 16. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Three men have been charged after a truck reported stolen from Midland was recovered in Orillia, police say.

According to Bracebridge OPP, on Thursday just before 2:30 p.m., officers conducted two traffic stops off Coldwater Road in Orillia.

Police say one driver fled the vehicle on foot, but was quickly apprehended.

Officers say as a result of the stops, a quantity of stolen property, break-in instruments and fake licence plates were found.

According to police, a 2017 Dodge Ram Laramie Longhorn, valued at over $70,000, which had been reported stolen from the Midland area in September, was also recovered.

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Police say three men were arrested and charged.

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Officers say 48-year-old Gustav Nelson Hansen from the District of Muskoka and Surrey, British Columbia has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, flight while pursued by police, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, operating a motor vehicle without insurance, driving a vehicle while under suspension and driving a vehicle without plates.

Police say Ernest James Walla, 46, from Gravenhurst has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, two counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, possession of break-in instruments and fail to comply with justice of the peace recognizance.

According to police, 39-year-old John David Hussey, from the town of Erin, has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, two counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 and possession of break-in instruments.

Officers say all three of the accused were held pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on Friday.