Windsor Police arrest 11, recover stolen goods in retail theft operation

Windsor Police Service News Update
Friday, July 28, 2023
Windsor Police arrest 11, recover stolen goods in retail theft operation  


The Windsor Police Service’s Problem-Oriented Policing (POP) Unit arrested 11 people during the latest crackdown on shoplifting.

Between July 26 and 28, 2023, officers from the POP Unit teamed up with loss prevention teams at two department store locations in Windsor for a targeted operation aimed at thwarting retail theft.  

Over $4,500 in stolen merchandise was recovered, and 11 people were arrested and charged with theft under $5,000. One suspect was additionally charged with breach of probation.

A 58-year-old man was also arrested for outstanding warrants for theft in addition to his current charge of under $5,000.

The specialized POP Unit was launched in 2018 to focus on sustained crime problems in neighbourhoods across the city. 


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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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