An Ajax man turned himself over to police following an investigation into stolen trees.
Members of Northumberland OPP launched an investigation following a report of trees stolen from a garden supply business in Baltimore.
According to police, members of the OPP organized crime enforcement bureau — Peterborough/Northumberland community street crime unit identified a suspect after trees valued at about $1,000 were stolen. Police did not reveal the species or size of trees.
A 53-year-old Ajax man turned himself in to police on Aug. 3 and was charged with theft under $5,000.
The accused was subsequently released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg on Sept. 13.
Police did not release the identity of the accused as the investigation is ongoing.