Southern Georgian Bay OPP’s Community Street Crime Unit have arrested and charged two Tay Township adults after completing a lengthy investigation stemming from a rash of reported break and enters.
The break-ins, which took place throughout February and March in the Tay and Oro-Medonte. Police say over $5,000 worth of property was stolen but has since been recovered and returned to its rightful owners as a result of the OPP’s investigation.
Also as a result of the investigation, a man and a woman from Tay Township have been arrested and are now facing multiple charges.
The man, 37, has been charged with five counts of possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime, four counts of trafficking in stolen goods, seven counts of failure to comply with a recognizance and three counts of break and enter. During the investigation, he was involved in a traffic accident, resulting in charges of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, racing a motor vehicle, flight while pursued by a peace officer, diving while under suspension, among other criminal and Traffic Act offences.
Also charged was a 31-year-old woman, who now faces multiple charges including nine counts of possession of property obtained by crime, eight counts of trafficking in stolen goods, two counts of break and enter and one count each of possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
Both are scheduled to appear in court in the coming weeks.
Investigators always appreciate the public’s assistance in investigating the various incidents they are called upon to investigate. No piece of information is too small and alternative avenues such as Crime Stoppers are provided to help reduce crime and help create safer neighbourhoods.
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