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LCBO theft results in charges

Mid-week shoplifting at the local LCBO has resulted in charges for a 30-year-old.

Nipissing West OPP says they were called to the store around 8:00 p.m. Wednesday on Front Street in Sturgeon Falls in regards to a theft. After checking the store’s security video, they found the suspect had taken a couple of bottles of liquor.

Police say they found the accused shortly after under a Highway 17 bridge and were able to recover the stolen property. The 30-year-old of no fixed address was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada
  • Theft Under $5,000 – Shoplifting
  • Obstruct Peace Officer
  • Failure to Comply with Release Order – other than to attend court (two counts)
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order

The accused remains in custody pending a bail hearing in North Bay on Thursday.

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