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Break and enter leads to charges in Chapleau

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On July 2, 2022 at approximately 1:43 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter at a business on Birch Street in Chapleau.

Police located the accused near the scene and, through investigation, Austin Lecuyer, 22 years of age of Chapleau, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Break, Enter a place - commit indictable offence, contrary to section 348(1)(b) of the Criminal Code (CC),
  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000, contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the CC,
  • Mischief Under $5,000, contrary to section 430(4) of the CC, and
  • Failure to comply with undertaking, contrary to section 145(4)(a) of the CC (Two Counts).            

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on Aug. 8, 2022 in Chapleau.