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Arrests in Theft Over $5,000 investigation,
Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East area,
Two men, two women, face charges



Broadcast time: 10:02
Saturday, July 29, 2017

33 Division
416-808-3300

Case #: 2017-174883


The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of numerous arrests in an ongoing Theft Over $5,000 investigation.

On Saturday, January 28, 2017, police responded to a call for a theft at a jewellery store in the Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East area.

It is alleged that:

- two men and two women entered the store

- the four people distracted the store employees by expressing an interest in various items of jewellery, as well the methods of payment, while one of them would take jewellery from the display case and conceal it before the employees noticed

- the four then left the store without making any attempts to pay for the items they took

- the thefts were reported to police and an investigation started

- as a result, the four people were identified

On Sunday, June 4, 2017, Lazar Sava, 30, of Markham, was arrested. He has been charged with:

1) Theft over $5000

He was scheduled to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West, on Monday, June 5, 2017, 10 a.m.


On Monday, July 17, 2017, Stela Rostas, 25, of Markham, was arrested. She has been charged with:

1) Theft over $5000

She was scheduled to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West, on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 10 a.m.


On Sunday, July 23, 2017, Teusan-Nistor Solomon, 40, of Toronto, was arrested. He has been charged with:

1) Theft over $5000

He was scheduled to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West, on Monday, July 24, 2017, 10 a.m.


On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, Tanase Haret, 41, of Toronto, surrendered to police. She was placed under arrest. She has been charged with:

1) Theft over $5000

She was scheduled to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 10 a.m.

Photographs of all four people have been attached.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Scott Moore, 33 Division




Arrests in Theft Over $5,000 investigation,
Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East area,
Two men, two women, face charges



Lazar Sava, 30, charged in Theft over $5000 investigation
Above: Lazar Sava, 30, charged in Theft over $5000 investigation




Arrests in Theft Over $5,000 investigation,
Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East area,
Two men, two women, face charges



Stela Rostas, 25, charged in Theft over $5000 investigation
Above: Stela Rostas, 25, charged in Theft over $5000 investigation




Arrests in Theft Over $5,000 investigation,
Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East area,
Two men, two women, face charges



Tuesan-Nistor Solomon, 40, charged in Theft over $5000 investigation
Above: Tuesan-Nistor Solomon, 40, charged in Theft over $5000 investigation




Arrests in Theft Over $5,000 investigation,
Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East area,
Two men, two women, face charges



Tanase Haret, 41, charged in Theft over $5000 investigation
Above: Tanase Haret, 41, charged in Theft over $5000 investigation