Hamilton, Ontario ,
18
December
2018
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23:32
America/New_York

Stolen BMW Located in Tisdale Area using Vehicle’s GPS Feature

Hamilton Police used the vehicles’ GPS tracking system to locate two stolen BMW’s from the Ancaster and Hamilton area. The cars were located parked in the Tisdale area of Hamilton and four individuals are now facing a slew of charges relating to the theft and possession of stolen property and drugs.

On December 13, 2018, shortly after 8:00 a.m. the owner of a 2017 BMW reported that his vehicle had been stolen from his apartment parking lot on Cannon Street East, Hamilton. The owner contacted BMW assist program and they were able to engage the vehicle tracking system. The GPS confirmed his car was actively moving to different locations within the city. On December 17, 2018, shortly after 3:00 p.m., the BMW was located in the area of Tisdale Avenue South in Hamilton. When two identical white BMW’s were located parked side by side a coordinated police response was arranged. Police arrived and found two male suspects sitting inside the vehicles. Police confirmed it was the stolen 2017 BMW and located a second stolen 2014 BMW that was reported from Ancaster earlier that same day.

Police continued their investigation and remained in the area so they could identify two more males also involved in the thefts. Four males from Hamilton were arrested and charged.

Charged:

Marek Dirda (32-years) from Hamilton

  • Possession of stolen property over $5000
  • Possession of stolen property under $5000 x 2
  • Possession of Cocaine
  • Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine
  • Possession of prohibited weapon
  • Fail to comply with an undertaking
  • Possession contrary to order x 2

David Herak (25-years) from Hamilton

  • Possession of stolen property over $5000
  • Possession of stolen property under $5000 x 2
  • Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine
  • Possession of prohibited weapon
  • Fail to Comply Recognizance x 2

Krisztian Lencse (18-years) from Hamilton

  • Theft over $5000
  • Possession of stolen property over $5000
  • Fail to comply youth probation

Mario Horvat (20-years) from Hamilton

  • Theft over $5000 x 2
  • Possession of stolen property x 2

All parties were transported to custody and lodged for bail court the next day.

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