Hamilton, Ontario ,

Flamborough Property Hides Stolen Construction Equipment

On March 16, 2020, police located more than a million dollars’ worth of stolen construction equipment on a 40-acre property in Flamborough.

A $300,000 John Deere Excavator went missing from a construction site near Highway 427 and Highway 7 on March 14, 2020. The excavator was located on March 16, 2020, sitting in plain view at the rear yard of a rural property on Middletown Road in Flamborough.

The discovery of the stolen John Deere prompted police to execute a search warrant at this Flamborough residence and business. During the search police located a large outbuilding and $1.3 million dollars’ worth of landscaping and construction type machinery on the property.

The stolen equipment was seized and returned to their rightful owners.

Hamilton Police has charged the owner of the property and landscaping business with possession of stolen property.

Charged: Vito Peragine (male, 24-years-old) Flamborough resident

  • Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000 x 3

Recovered Stolen Items

  • 2 -Transport Trucks and Trailers
  • Case Bulldozer
  • 2- John Deere Excavators
  • John Deere Mini Excavator
  • John Deere Skid Steer
  • Case Front Loader
  • Honda 4-wheeler
  • International Dump Truck
  • 2- Stolen Pick-up Trucks
  • 2- Galvanized Float Trailers

If you have information that can assist in this case please call Detective Constable Brian Wren at (905)546-8925 or Detective Sergeant Andrea Torrie at (905) 546-2991.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com