Matheson, Ont. - Police Cruiser Stolen From OPP Police Station - Other Cruiser Spots It - Spike Belt Used To Disable It - Investigation Continues

March 22, 2015

The OPP has found its stolen police cruiser.

The South Porcupine detachment in Matheson realized on Saturday that one of its black-and-white Ford Crown Victoria squad cars was missing.

Police say they spotted the cruiser around 3:30 a.m. Sunday and began following it.

They set up a spike belt that the police car drove over and then came to a stop.

Travis Plant, 30, of Black River-Matheson Township, has been charged with several counts including theft, break and enter, resisting an officer and driving while suspended.

He is set to appear in court Monday.