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DRPS seeking to return stolen property

Police have arrested two male suspects for breaking into vehicles in Courtice in the early hours of Oct. 29 and recovered numerous stolen items.

At approximately 2:10 a.m. on Oct. 29, members of East Division responded to a call for two suspicious men in the area of Highway 2 near Varcoe Road in Courtice.

Officers located the two men at a residential driveway hiding between two vehicles. The men were arrested and numerous stolen items were seized.

Investigators believe these items are connect to recent break and enters which occurred in Oshawa and Clarington.

A 20-year-old man of Glen Street in Oshawa is charged with carrying a concealed weapon, two counts of failure to comply with probation order, trespass at night and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000. He was later released on a promise to appear.

A 22-year-old man of Simcoe Street North in Oshawa is charged with trespassing at night and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000. He was later released on a promise to appear.

In an effort to identify the owners of the recovered property, DRPS has attached pictures of the seized property in an album on our Facebook account @OfficialDRPS.

If you believe you can identify an item shown, please contact the officer in charge with the item number at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2233. Ensure you have documentation to support your claim, such as a police report number of insurance claim. Please quote the item number when making a claim for an item.

Please do not report over Facebook as the site is not monitored 24/7.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to call D/Cst. Rogers of the East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2233.