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Media Release

Release Date: September 7th, 2020 - 8:22pm

Originator: Constable, PC Marc Taraso, 20 Division District Response Team, 905-825-4747 ext 2256

Contact: Constable, PC Marc Taraso, 20 Division District Response Team, 905-825-4747 ext 2256

Location: Oakville

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Traffic stop results in arrest for stolen property and weapons dangerous

On the 7th of September 2020 at approximately 3:30PM, Officers from the 20 Division District Response Team investigated a motorcycle which had been observed driving on Dundas Street in the Town of Oakville. As a result of the investigation the officers determined that the licence plate that was attached to the motorcycle had been reported stolen in Toronto. Officers further located a large hunting style knife and an expandable baton concealed on the motorcycle.

As a result Vito FERRARI a 46 year old party from Oakville was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences: Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and Possession of property obtained by crime; as well as numerous offences under the Highway Traffic Act, and the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act. The accused has been released from custody on an Undertaking to appear in criminal court at a later date.

The investigation into the Motorcycle continues, and the Officers are attempting to determine it the motorcycle was recently stolen and not yet reported as such, or taken without consent of the owner; however the motorcycle has been sold without having been re-registered with the MTO. Attached are pictures of the motorcycle, and officers are appealing for the owner of the motorcycle to contact Cst Taraso to assist with the investigation.