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Timmins man charged in tavern break-in investigation

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NEWS RELEASE
NIAGARA REGIONAL POLICE
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The Timmins Police Service has charged a local person with break and enter related offences stemming from an incident that occurred early Friday morning at a Schumacher tavern.

The Timmins Police Service responded to a call for service where a person had forcibly gained entry into the storage room of the tavern and proceeded to collect a number of items found in that area.

The suspect was located and detained by the tavern owner who awaited the police to arrive. The suspect was arrested by the Timmins Police Service.

During the arrest procedure, the suspect opted to provide a false name to the police.

As a result of the incident, John Wesley, 26 of Timmins, has been charged with:
    •    Break and enter with intent contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
    •    Possession of property obtained by crime contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
    •    Possession of break-in instruments contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
    •    Personation with intent to mislead contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
    •    Fail to comply with release order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for today at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.

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