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Person charged with stealing a vehicle, break and enter in Kapuskasing

2021-05-20 OPP cruiser

A person charged after fleeing police in the Kapuskasing area yesterday is facing new charges.

James Bay OPP has charged a 32-year-old after a break and enter in Kapuskasing. 

Police said the break-in that caused damage at an Ottawa Street residence happened sometime between Oct. 12 at 9 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 7 a.m.

Stetson Tremblay has been charged with failing to comply with an undertaking, theft of a motor vehicle, and break and enter with intent to commit an indictable offense. 

These charges come a day after Tremblay was charged after fleeing from police following a traffic stop.

Shortly after, the driver was involved in a crash on Highway 11 west of Moonbeam and fled that scene on foot, according to police.

Yesterday's charges are:

  • Flight from Peace Officer, contrary to section 320.17 of the Criminal Code (CC)
  • Dangerous Operation, contrary to section 320.13(1) of the CC
  • Red Light - Fail to Stop, contrary to section 144(18) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA)
  • Fail to Stop for Police, contrary to section 216(1) of the HTA
  • Fail to remain, contrary to section 200(1)(a) of the HTA
  • Fail to Report Accident, contrary to section 199(1) of the HTA
  • Fail to Report Damage to Property on Highway, contrary to section 201 of the HTA
  • Driving While Under Suspension, contrary to section 53(1) of the HTA

The accused is scheduled to appear in a Kapuskasing court today (Oct. 14).