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Man charged in relation to various thefts in Thessalon area

2020-04-01 OPP stock
File photo supplied by the Ontario Provincial Police

A 42-year-old man from Plummer Addition Township has been arrested in relation to various thefts in the Thessalon area.

Police say on April 25, 2020 a person reported their wallet, containing identification and credit cards, was stolen from their residence on Ingram Road in Thessalon. After police conducted a thorough investigation, it was learned numerous cards were used at retail stores and bank machines in the area. 

On Aug. 15, 2020 a camp was broken in to in the Huron Shores Township area. Numerous tools, chainsaws, and generators were stolen. After police investigation, a search warrant was executed at a residence on McFadden Drive, Huron Shores Township. Stolen property was retrieved from that location.

On Aug. 24, 2020 Travis Simons, 42 years of age, of Plummer Additional Township was arrested and charged by the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police.

Charges include:

  • Possession property obtained by crime under $5,000 - in Canada, contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC),
  • Possession of a credit card, contrary to section 342(1)(c) of the CC,
  • Use of credit card (six counts), contrary to section 342(1)(c) of the CC,
  • Theft under $5,000 (six counts), contrary to section 334(b) of the CC.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on Nov. 5, 2020.