Charges laid in thefts throughout Muskoka and Simcoe County dating back to summer 2019

A middle of the night traffic stop turned out to be a coup for provincial police

A total of 46 criminal charges have been laid against two men and woman from Bracebridge in connection with thefts dating back to last summer.

OPP pulled over two vehicles on Muskoka Road 169 in Muskoka Lakes Township around 1:30 this morning after earlier spotting both vehicles on Lake Joseph Road, one of which was towing a skid steer on a float trailer.

Three people were arrested.

Police said the trailer was stolen from the Orillia-area and the Skid Steer was stolen from the Barrie-area.

The Muskoka Community Street Crime Unit picked up the investigation into the suspects and laid numerous charges including theft, break and enter and possession of property obtained by crime.

The suspects have a June court date.