An abandoned vehicle on a Highlands East property has led to three arrests and 48 charges.

The owner of the property reported the vehicle to Bancroft O.P.P. on July 15th.

After a search, officers found stolen property from various areas in Ontario.

A 32-year old man is facing several charges including 12 counts of theft under $5,000, and 14 counts of illegal use of a credit card.

A 36-year-old woman and a youth are also facing charges.

According to the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the young person cannot be identified but will be in court on October 19th.