Man Wanted Gas Theft, Dangerous Driving

By 42 Division,
Toronto Police Service
Published: 4:07 p.m. February 16, 2015
Updated: 12:02 p.m. February 27, 2015

A man has been arrested in connection with gas thefts and dangerous driving.

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Vishal Sookwah, 23, was arrested for gas theft and flight from police

The thefts, which were conducted using a stolen vehicle, occurred from November 14, 2014, to February 7, 2015.

In three of the incidents, the man fled from responding police, endangering the public.

On Monday, February 23, 2015, Vishal Sookwah, 23, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with the following: 

1) 19 counts of Theft Under 
2) Theft of Motor Vehicle 
3) Theft from Motor Vehicle 
4) Possession of Property Obtained by Crime 
5) two counts of Fail to Comply with Probation 
6) 22 counts of Fail to Comply with Recognizance 
7) three counts of Fail to Stop for Police 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World. 

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