The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with Break and Enter related offences stemming from an incident that occurred during the late evening hours of Monday, September 18th at a local retail business.
While completing crime abatement patrols, police observed a suspicious person in lurking in proximity to a local business that has been the scene of previous break and enters.
The ensuing police investigation led to the arrest of this person.
The subject was arrested and taken into police custody. He was found in possession of breaking and entering instruments, stolen property, and weapons.
A quantity of a controlled substance was also found on the subject’s person.
As a result, a 37-year-man from Timmins, whose name cannot be disclosed until the Criminal Code informations have been sworn to in front of a Justice of the Peace, has been charged with:
– Possession of Break and Enter Instruments contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– 3 counts of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Carry Concealed Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– 2 counts of Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– 4 counts of Possession of Firearm or Ammunition – Contrary to Prohibition Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Fail to Comply with Probation Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Possession of a Controlled Substance contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act
The accused was released from police custody on the strength of an Undertaking compelling his appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Timmins on October 31st to answer to the charges laid against him.