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Sudbury man steals truck, trailer and snow machines

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.

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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.

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