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TIMMINS POLICE LOCATE GAS BAR THIEF – LAY CHARGES

The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with a number of Criminal Code offences stemming from an incident which occurred at an Algonquin Blvd gas station during the morning hours of Thursday, May 14th

The Timmins Police Service was made aware that a man had attended the gas station and brought items to the cashier for payment.  The ATM card used was declined but the man insisted on leaving with the items without making payment.

When confronted by the store clerk, the man threatened to harm the clerk.

Responding Timmins Police Service officers were able to identify the man involved in the incident.

The officers located the suspect a day later and completed an arrest of the suspect.

Some of the stolen items were located on the suspect’s person upon being searched incident to arrest.

As a result of the incident, Lyle MCEVOY, 38, of Timmins, has been charged with:

– Theft Under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

– Possession of Property Obtained by Crime contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

– Utter Threats contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

– 2 counts of Fail to Comply with Probation Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused was held in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for earlier today at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.