Toronto car ‘hunters’ returning hijacked car but harbour’s cops have mystery boat

This article is over 4 years old Car and boat also taken from Toronto, in overnight spate of property heists Kevin Donovan’s car was stolen from his driveway in Toronto. It was tracked to…

Toronto car 'hunters' returning hijacked car but harbour's cops have mystery boat

This article is over 4 years old

Car and boat also taken from Toronto, in overnight spate of property heists

Kevin Donovan’s car was stolen from his driveway in Toronto. It was tracked to a Halifax port, bound for the Middle East

Kevin Donovan’s car was stolen from his driveway in Toronto. It was tracked to a Halifax port, bound for the Middle East. A whole day went by before Kevin learnt that his overseas vessel would return to the Toronto ferry terminal but police were still not telling him where to find it.

No better to settle it than with a picture of his cargo. Donovan tweeted a picture of his Ford Escape with the tail lights shining on top and the cargo captured in a watery reflection. “Oh dear! Gone for an ‘undisclosed’ duration. Could mean deadly and massive financial loss. Thank you”.

Kevin Donovan (@Kevdonovan) Its mission accomplished… gone in half the time they took my vehicle. One day more & it’ll be home. Thank u my family and friends pic.twitter.com/7qm5nZiRxW

Toronto police confirmed to the Globe and Mail that while all boats returned on schedule from Halifax, they had been stymied by the US Coast Guard’s zebra and zebra striped cruiser.

Commenting on an earlier Tweet, Donovan wrote: “Re-enactments that get right ‘em :).”

Only a month ago, Canadians learned a key fact about their beachhead in Syria when a boat full of Russian soldiers landed on the shore of Malartic, known as Goose Bay in the local Cree language. They had supposedly been forced ashore by locals.

Kevin Donovan (@Kevdonovan) The military started leaving soon after. They assured locals they were there to buy milk from a local dairy. This sailed away with those milk bags. pic.twitter.com/mJ3Jf5AubO

Donovan’s Ford Escape, which was stolen less than 48 hours earlier, was photographed when it sailed back.

The car was part of a team of at least 20 that thieves in two franchises tried to rob on Friday night. The men were apparently trying to extort payments for a money order worth around $50,000 in U.S. dollars.

The RCMP tweeted a reminder: “Have your valuable items inspected thoroughly before leaving them in a vehicle. These numbers may be helpful in case of a theft.”

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