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Two youths face mischief and theft charges in Chapleau

11-07-18 OPP Stock
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CHAPLEAU – Two young people have been charged after an incident that took place last week, Superior East OPP say. 

OPP say they responded to multiple complaints at around 7:50 a.m. last Thursday (Sept. 17) of theft and mischief that had occurred overnight in Chapleau, where multiple vehicles were rummaged through and damaged. In addition, some municipal property and vehicles were vandalized. 

As a result, two young people, from Chapleau, were arrested and charged. 

A 15-year-old young person was charged with the following:   

  • Mischief - destroys or damages property, contrary to section 430(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC) (Three Counts),  
  • Trespassing at night, contrary to section 177 of the CC (Three Counts),  
  • Fail to comply with undertaking, contrary to section 145(4)(a) of the CC (Two Counts), and  
  • Theft under $5000 from a motor vehicle, contrary to section 334(b) of the CC.  

A 17-year-old young person was charged with the following:  

  • Mischief - destroys or damages property, contrary to section 430(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC) (Three Counts),  
  • Trespassing at night, contrary to section 177 of the CC (Three Counts), and  
  • Theft under $5000 from a Motor Vehicle, contrary to section 334(b) of the CC.  

Both were released and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Chapleau.