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Kirkland Lake man facing theft, drug charges

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OPP file photo

On July 14, 2022, frontline members from the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a theft from a residence located on Wright Hargreaves Avenue in the Town of Kirkland Lake.

As a result of the investigation, Patrick Ryan, 31 years of age, of Kirkland Lake has been arrested and charged with:

  • Theft under $5,000, contrary to section 334(b) of the Criminal Code (CC)
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the CC
  • Fail to comply with probation order, contrary to section 733.1(1) of the CC (Four Counts)
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance - methamphetamine, contrary to section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

The accused was released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on Sept. 1, 2022, in Kirkland Lake.