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One charged in connection with multiple thefts in Moosonee

40-year-old faces multiple charges as a result
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MOOSONEE — On Sept. 25, 2022, at approximately 10:28 a.m., members of the Moosonee Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to investigate a theft on Ferguson Road in Moosonee.

Further investigation revealed the suspect was involved in other thefts in the area. As a result, the OPP has arrested and charged Curtis Shisheesh, 40 years old, of Kashechewan First Nation with the following:

  • Break, enter a place - commit indictable offence contrary to section 348(1)(b) of the Criminal Code (CC)
  • Theft under $5000 contrary to section 334(b) of the CC - three counts
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose contrary to section 88 of the CC
  • Mischief - destroys or damages property contrary to section 430(1)(a) of the CC
  • Possession break in instruments contrary to section 351(1) of the CC
  • Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order contrary to section 117.01(1) of the CC
  • Possession property obtained by crime under $5000 contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the CC
  • Obstruct peace officer contrary to section 129(a) of the CC
  • Failure to comply with release order - other than attend court contrary to section 145(5)(a) of the CC - two counts
  • Fail to comply with probation order contrary to section 733.1(1) of the CC - two counts

The accused remains in custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Timmins on Oct. 3, 2022.