Suspect Found Sleeping in Stolen Vehicle

A stolen vehicle missing for nearly 24-hours turned up, with the suspected thief sleeping inside.

Windsor police were called to a business on Howard Ave. near Eugenie St. around 6:30am Tuesday after a break and enter where cash and a 2012 GMC Terrain were reported stolen.

Video surveillance captured images of the suspect and a description was put together.

On Wednesday around 5am, patrol officers came across a suspicious vehicle parked near Tecumseh Road E. and Marentette Ave. and saw a man sleeping in the driver seat.

Police quickly discovered it was the GMC Terrain stolen the day before and the sleeping male matched the suspects description.

A 45-year-old Shawn Heywood of Windsor was arrested and is charged with break and enter, theft of a motor vehicle, possession of stolen property over $5,000, possession of suspected psilocybin and adult possess suspected cannabis over 30 grams in a public place.