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Timmins woman accused of stealing $100 worth of groceries

Police say the woman was confronted by an in-store loss prevention officer and taken into custody
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Timmins Police cruiser. Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday

The Timmins Police Service has charged a local woman with theft related offences stemming from an incident that occurred during the afternoon hours of Saturday, Nov. 16 where items were taken from a local grocery store by the suspect.

The female subject was observed placing nearly $100.00 worth of items in her baggage and left the grocery store without making attempts to pay for the items.

The woman was confronted by an in store loss-prevention officer and taken into custody.

The Timmins Police Service arrived a short while later and continued the arrest of the subject.

As a result of the incident, Amanda Adams, 24, of Timmins, Ontario, has been charged with:

  • Theft under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Possession of property obtained by crime contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Two counts of fail to comply with recognizance contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused was held in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against her.