Peterborough County OPP arrest 2 Ottawa teens following crash of stolen vehicle in Havelock

Two Ottawa teenagers are facing multiple charges following the crash of a reported stolen vehicle in Peterborough County on Thursday morning.

According to Peterborough County OPP, around 9 a.m. officers responded to a single-vehicle crash on Cole Road just north of the village of Havelock in Havelock-Belmont Methuen Township, 50 kilometres east of Peterborough.

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Witnesses reported the vehicle rolled after the driver lost control at a turn. Investigators determined the vehicle had been reported stolen from a residence in Northumberland County.

Ladislav Geci, 18, and a 16-year-old passenger, both of Ottawa, were arrested and each charged with theft of a motor vehicle and two counts of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.

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Geci was also charged with three counts of operation while prohibited and two counts of failure to comply with a sentence.

They were released and are scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Feb. 14.

Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the name of the 16-year-old accused cannot be released.

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