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Two arrested after break and enter near Wawa

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WAWA – East Algoma OPP say they've arrested two people after an incident that took place last week. 

A news release issued today reports that officers responded to a call at around 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 14 in regards to a break and enter on Tremblay Road near Wawa. 

The investigation revealed that two people had been staying in a remote cabin without the owner's permission. Police say the pair was also on conditions not to communicate with each another. 

At approximately 3:35 p.m., officers located and arrested the two suspects. 

A 25-year-old from Kitchener was charged with the following:  

  • Unlawfully in dwelling house, contrary to section 349(1) of the Criminal Code, and  
  • Failure to comply with release order - other than to attend court, contrary to section 145(5)(a) of the CC.  

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Wawa in December. 

Police also found and arrested the second accsued the next day.

A 27-year-old from Wawa was charged with the following:  

  • Unlawfully in dwelling house, contrary to section 349(1) of the CC,  
  • Failure to comply with release order - other than to attend court, contrary to section 145(5)(a) of the CC, and  
  • Possession property obtained by crime over $5,000, contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the CC.  

The accused was remanded into custody pending a bail hearing.