Durham Regional Police Police Press Releases

$200,000 In Stolen Tools Recovered – Andrew HAUSMAN Arrested

A male is in custody following an investigation into numerous thefts from construction sites between February and March of 2024.

Between February and March of 2024, the suspect was observed entering construction and new development sites, stealing various construction tools. The suspect listed the stolen items on Facebook Marketplace in an attempt to sell them.

On Wednesday, March 27, 2024, members of the West Division Criminal Investigations Branch, with the assistance of West Division officers, took the suspect into custody without incident. A search warrant was also executed at the suspect’s storage unit. Approximately $200,000 worth of stolen power tools, site generators, and industrial equipment were located.

Andrew HAUSMAN, age 34 from Scarborough is charged with: Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 x2, and Trafficking in Property Obtained by Crime x2.

He was released on an Undertaking.

Anyone with video footage, dash cam footage or information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Smith of the West Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2562.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

The information in this media release contains facts and circumstances that have been obtained from a police investigation. These allegations have yet to be proven in court.

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