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Two Espanola youths charged with stealing a truck

The truck was reportedly stolen from a business in Espanola
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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ESPANOLA - On May 13, 2019 at approximately 7 a.m., members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint of a stolen truck from a business in Espanola, Ontario.

The investigation revealed that the truck was stolen the previous evening May 12, 2019. The stolen truck was later recovered stuck in mud off Panache Lake Road, Sudbury District, Ontario.

As a result of the investigation, a 17-year-old youth from Espanola, Ontario has been charged with;

  • Break, enter a place - with intent to commit indictable offence, contrary to section 348(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC)
  • Theft of a motor vehicle, contrary to section 333.1 of the CC

A 15-year-old youth from Espanola, Ontario has been charged with;

  • Break, enter a place - with intent to commit indictable offence, contrary to section 348(1)(a) of the CC
  • Theft of motor vehicle, contrary to section 333.1 of the CC
  • Fail to comply with sentence - two counts, contrary to section 137 of the Youth Criminal Justice Act

Both youth are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Espanola on June 17, 2019.

The youth cannot be identified under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).

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