On Labour Day Halton Police pulled over a motorcycle which had been observed driving on Dundas Street in the Town of Oakville. As a result of the investigation the officers determined that the licence plate that was attached to the motorcycle had been reported stolen in Toronto. Officers further located a large hunting style knife and an expandable baton concealed on the motorcycle.
Vito Ferrari, 46 years old,from Oakville was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possession of property obtained by crime; as well as numerous offences under the Highway Traffic Act, and the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act. The accused has been released from custody on promise to appear in criminal court at a later date.
The investigation into the Motorcycle continues, and the Officers are attempting to determine it the motorcycle was recently stolen and not yet reported as such, or taken without consent of the owner; however police do know that the motorcycle has been sold without having been re-registered with the MTO. Police are appealing for the owner of the motorcycle to contact Constable Taraso of Halton Police to assist with the investigation. 905-825-4747 ext 2256