On Friday, January 10, 2020, at approximately 2:50 a.m., Durham Regional Police Services conducted a traffic stop on Brock Street and Pickering Parkway in Pickering. The vehicle, a Toyota Rav4 was stolen from Toronto, and further investigation also resulted in officers seizing altered credit cards and a credit card scanning device.

The occupants of the vehicle were arrested and charged at the scene, they are: 

Arnel ALVIAR, age 47, of Weston Road in Toronto,
Edison ELMIDO, age 38, of Maple Gate Road in Pickering and
Diana PERALTA, age 34, of Dennis Drive in Toronto

The three accused face a combined 21 charges including:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000;
  • Deal with Device for a Commission of Offence;
  • Possess Identity Info with Interference Fraud;
  • Purposely Possess Identity Info Fraud was Intended;
  • Forge Credit Card and
  • Possession of Credit Card Obtained by Crime.

They were all held for bail hearings. Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. Mackinnon of West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2529

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