News Car thief caught after crash SHARE ON: Sue Black, staff Friday, Feb. 7th, 2014 A car crash leads to charges for an Algonquin Highlands car thief. On Wednesday afternoon Haliburton OPP were called to a collision on county roads 503 and 507 in Gooderham. A man and his female passenger were in a stolen 1998 Chev Lumina when they lost control and crashed into a snowbank. They fled on foot after removing the license plates. The 21 year old driver was located and taken into custody. He’s been charged with theft of a motor vehicle and a probation offense and is being held until his bail hearing in Lindsay next month.