A 44-year-old Sudbury man has been charged after police say he stole from a business on Golf Course Road in Sturgeon Falls.
The OPP says in the early morning of September 20 it received a report of a pick-up truck which was towing an enclosed utility trailer that crashed through the locked gate of the business, and then drove west onto Highway 17.
They say the pick-up, as well as the utility trailer which contained two snow vehicles, were stolen from the business.
Police located the truck parked along the highway in Verner.
After a brief foot chase, he was arrested.
The man is charged with:
Break, Enter a Place – Commit Indictable Offence, contrary to section 348(1)(b) of the Criminal Code (CC);
Mischief Under $5000, contrary to section 430(4) of the CC;
Mischief Over $5000 (two counts), contrary to section 430(3) of the CC;
Possession Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 – in Canada (four counts), contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the CC;
Obstruct Peace Officer, contrary to section 129(a) of the CC; and
Failure to Comply with Release Order – other than to attend court, contrary to section 145(5)(a) of the CC.
The man remains in custody and is scheduled to appear at the North Bay Court October 21.