Police arrest four in theft ring

A man and three women face a total of 40 charges in an alleged organized retail theft ring.

The conclusion of a two-month investigation led to the arrest of Paul Dixon, 49, Chrystal Shamachuk, 28, Leah Sinclair, 42 and Jowanna Dixon, 49, all of Toronto.

Police allege the individuals worked together in teams, targeting several retail outlets which included electronics and jewellery stores.

Police say another man, Tyrone Stewart, is wanted for being involved in the thefts, but remains at large.

If anyone has any information about these individuals or crimes, please contact police at 416−808−4100, Crime Stoppers at 416−222−TIPS (8477), or online at www.222tips.com.