Suspect arrested after police recover stolen vehicle

Windsor Police Service News Update
Thursday January 25, 2024
Case #: 24-8318
Suspect arrested after police recover stolen vehicle

The Windsor Police Service has charged a female suspect in connection to the theft of a motor vehicle. 

On January 22, 2023, officers responded to a reported theft of a white 2023 BMW from the parking lot of a convenience store in the 1400 block of Huron Church Rd. Officers located and reviewed surveillance video, which showed a vehicle pull up next to the BMW, at which time a female passenger exited and quickly drove off in the stolen car.

The female suspect was identified as 25-year-old Shelby Rooney

The following day, members of the Problem-Oriented Policing (POP) Unit located and arrested Rooney at a residence in the 1700 block of Northway Ave. She has been charged with motor vehicle theft and possession of property obtained by crime. 

The stolen vehicle was recovered and returned to the owner.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Property Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4350. They can also contact @Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at​

For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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Constable Bianca Jackson
Corporate Communications Unit
Windsor Police Service - Headquarters
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Office: (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462

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