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Stolen transport truck hauling beer found north of Brussels: OPP

A stolen transport truck, full of a national Canadian brand beer, has been recovered in Huron County according to provincial police.

The vehicle and beer are worth more than $100,000, said Cst. Barry Cookson

Police say a vehicle, heading eastbound, left the road, and went into the ditch before hitting a tree on the north side of the road. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press)

A stolen transport truck full of a national Canadian brand beer has been recovered in Huron County, according to provincial police.

OPP say the vehicle was reported stolen from a truck stop in Oxford County around 6:30 a.m. 

"Most tractor trailers have a GPS on them," said Const. Barry Cookson. "The owner contacted the OPP and advised that the GPS was locating the vehicle in Huron County."

Cookson said the vehicle and the beer inside is, together, worth more than $100,000. With the help of the provincial police's K9 unit and helicopter section, he said police were able to find the vehicle north of Brussels.

He says there will be charges against two men who were arrested at the scene.

Cookson also expects Jamestown Road, between Brussels Line and McDonald Line, will re-open around 3 p.m.

 "The vehicle got too far over on the shoulder, so they had to bring a tow truck in to remove the vehicle properly," he said. "It was not driveable from the scene."