Stolen police vehicle contained weapons

An unmarked police vehicle stolen from a Markham driveway contained a police-issued rifle, handgun, ammunition and two tasers inside a locked compartment.

York Regional Police are looking for the 2016 black Toyota Highlander with Ontario licence plate BZND392, which was reported stolen from a driveway near Main Street and Parkway Avenue by a Durham Regional Police officer on June 11 shortly after 7 a.m.

The vehicle had been issued to the officer by the Ontario Provincial Police. The investigation reveals it was stolen shortly after 3 a.m.

Anyone with information should contact the Auto/Cargo Theft Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6651 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.


**June 16, 2020 update from YRP: On June 15, 2020, the vehicle was located in Markham and the vehicle along with the police issued rifle, handgun, ammunition and a conductive energy weapon were recovered.**

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