TORONTO - Over $1 million worth of merchandise that was stolen during transportation to various retailers has been recovered, York Regional Police said Friday.
Investigators with the auto and cargo theft unit recovered 15 loads of lifted cargo from warehouses in Vaughan and Toronto that had included baby products, barbecues, tools, musical instruments and forklifts.
Police said they had been investigating the case since early May after they received a tip about significant losses of goods from trucks.
Police also said that most of the goods have been returned to owners.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information should contact police at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6651 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.1800222tips.com or by texting a message beginning with the word ``YORK`` to CRIMES (274637).