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Stolen construction equipment recovered in Oro-Medonte

An Ontario Provincial Police vehicle is pictured. (Source: OPP/Twitter) An Ontario Provincial Police vehicle is pictured. (Source: OPP/Twitter)
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Two Oro-Medonte men are in a heap of trouble after police found stolen construction equipment on their property.

Provincial police executed a search warrant at a commercial property on Highway 11 on Thursday.

Police recovered an industrial-grade tamper valued at over $18,000, seized nine other pieces of equipment, and are investigating their origin.

A 43-year-old Oro-Medonte man has been charged with escaping lawful custody, resisting a peace officer, obstructing a peace officer and possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.

A 41-year-old Oro-Medonte man also faces possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 charges.

The accused were released on an undertaking to appear on May 14, before the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia.

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