Toronto Police nab storage locker thief

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An arrest has been made following a series of break-ins at various storage lockers throughtout Toronto.

Toronto Police announced Sunday they had arrested and charged a suspect for the break-ins that began in June and lasted into this month.

Police allege the suspect took the stolen items, then posted them on Kijiji for sale.

On Saturday, police executed a search warrant at the suspect's home near Oakwood Avenue and Vaughan Road.

A large quantity of stolen property was found including: sports memorabilia,coins,stamp and comic book collections, video games and jewelry.

The estimated value of the stolen items is believed to be about $200,000.

28-year-old Andrew Cardiazo Esguerra, of Toronto, faces several charges including Break and Enter, Possession of property obtained by crime and Trafficking in stolen property.

He is scheduled to appear at Old City Hall on Sunday, at 10 a.m.

Anyone who may have been a victim of a storage locker break and enter and can identify any stolen items that have been recovered is encouraged to call investigators at 14 Division Major Crime Unit.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).