Arrest made in The Place break and enter case

On November 1st, 2022, at approximately 5:00 a.m., Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to 604 Stewart Street in the Town of Fort Frances, for a report of a break and enter to The Place Fine Foods.

Investigation revealed unknown individual(s) entered onto the property sometime during the overnight hours and entered the building. At this time, it appears an unknown amount of items were removed from the store.

As a result of a police investigation, the Rainy River District OPP have arrested and charged a 36 year-old man, of No Fixed Address. He is charged with;

Break and Enter a place to commit an indictable crime; Possession of Property obtained by crime; Fail to Comply with release order.

He was remanded into custody and is to appear in Fort Frances Provincial Court on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 to answer to the charges.

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