Truck theft ring busted in Toronto

| Friday, May 26, 2006

Authorities in Canada have busted up an organized crime ring responsible for stealing and distributing tractor-trailers in the Toronto, Canada, region.

Twenty-three people face a total of 138 charges in the sting known as Project Tic Toc, according to the Toronto Star. The investigation lasted a year.

Seized in the arrests were four vehicles, 18 partial trailer loads worth $3 million, $100,000 in cash, marijuana, cocaine, small arms and ammunition.

Stolen items were also found in shipping containers in Jamaica, according to police.

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