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Lindsay man charged after rash of vehicle thefts in City of Kawartha Lakes

An arrest has been made in a string of stolen vehicles in the City of Kawartha Lakes. The Canadian Press file

An arrest has been made in a string of stolen vehicles in and around the City of Kawartha Lakes.

According to the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service, on Tuesday a man was held in custody in connection with three vehicle thefts.

Two had been reported stolen a day earlier in the Kawarthas. A third had been reported stolen in the village of Millbrook in neighbouring Cavan-Monaghan Township, but police didn’t say when it was taken.

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Tow of the vehicles were recovered by the Peterborough Police Service and a third was located in the parking lot of a King Street business in Lindsay.

On Friday, police said following an “extensive” investigation, Mark English, 30, of Lindsay, was charged with five counts of theft of a motor vehicle, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, three counts of possessing a stolen credit card and one count of fraudulent use of a credit card.

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He remains in custody for a bail hearing in Lindsay court, police stated Friday morning.

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