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TIMMINS POLICE INVESTIGATE DISPUTE – LAY MISCHIEF CHARGE

The Timmins Police Service responded to a dispute at a an apartment building on Maple Street South during the early evening hours of Thursday, August 2nd
Upon arrival at the scene, Timmins Police officers were provided with sufficient background details by the complainant and located the suspect who allegedly caused significant damage to the building as well as having stolen personal effects from a storage area within the building..
The responding Timmins Police Service officers located the suspect and took him into custody.
William MCWHIRTER, 53, of Timmins was arrested and allegedly found to be in possession of property taken from the building. He has been charged with:
– Mischief Under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada (2 counts)
– Break and Enter With Intent to commit Indictable Offence contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Possession of Property Obtained by Crime contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
The accused remains in police custody and is awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.