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Arrest in multiple thefts from vehicles,
Man, 35, faces 68 charges,
Large quantity of property recovered

Broadcast time: 14:41
Thursday, April 6, 2017

43 Division

Case #: 2017-584280

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in an investigation into multiple thefts from autos.

It is alleged that:

- between Sunday, April 2, 2017, and Wednesday, April 5, 2017, police received multiple calls from residents in the Main Street/Danforth Avenue, and Scarborough Golf Club Road/Lawrence Avenue East areas

- the callers reported damages to, and thefts from, their vehicles

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, Bruce Doyle, 35, of no fixed address, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) 32 counts of Mischief to Property - Under ($5000)
2) 32 counts of Theft - Under ($5000)
3) four counts of Fail To Comply with Probation

He was scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Thursday, April 6, 2017, 10 a.m., courtroom 412.

It is further alleged that:

- upon his arrest, a large quantity of stolen property was seized

Anyone who had items stolen from their vehicle is asked to contact Detective Constable Ciro Salines at, or at 416-808-4306.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Constable Victor Kwong, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jeremy Hayes, 43 Division