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Stolen vehicle recovered using built-in GPS

Police say the vehicle was taken in the area of Cedarvale Avenue and Bradson Drive
Guelph Police
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A stolen motor vehicle was quickly located Tuesday using its built-in GPS system.

The vehicle was stolen overnight from a driveway in the area of Cedarvale Avenue and Bradson Drive. After the theft was reported by the owner, technicians from OnStar advised the vehicle was showing parked on Gladstone Avenue near Speedvale Avenue East. Police attended and seized the vehicle for forensic examination.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Special Constable Tim Jotham at 519-824-1212, ext. 7184, email him at, leave an anonymous tip for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous tip online at