On Thursday October 25, 2018 just before 9:00 a.m., members of the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of a disabled vehicle on Highway 401 eastbound in the Municipality of Brighton.
Officers located the 2001 silver sedan with the hood up just east of Brighton.
A male was observed outside the vehicle waving down traffic. Investigation revealed that the motor vehicle was reported stolen out of Toronto the previous night.
As a result of the investigation 24-year-old Steven Thorpe of Carnarvon Township was arrested and charged with Possession of Stolen Property Obtained by Crime under $5000.
The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg on December 12, 2018.