Update Jan 4 – A male known to the victim has been arrested and charged with the following criminal offences:
Break, Enter and Commit and Indictable Offence
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
The 36-year-old male, of Ameliasburgh Township, is to appear in Ontario Court of Justice Picton Feb. 1 2017 to answer to the charges.
Most of the stolen property, including the long gun and pellet gun, has been recovered.
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Two break and enters were reported to Prince Edward OPP over the past few days. One to a Main Street, Picton business and the other to a private residence in Sophiasburgh.
The first was reported to have happened between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. Dec., 31 2016 where a front window to a local pizzeria on Main Street Picton was smashed. The business’ cash register containing a quantity of cash is reported stolen.
The second incident was reported on the evening Jan. 2 2017. A resident on Kimball Lane in Sophiasburgh reported they returned home at approximately 10 pm and discovered the home had been broken into. One long gun, a pellet gun, electronics, jewelry and ice skates are among the items reported stolen.
Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to call Prince Edward OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).
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