A 28 year old man was arrested by OPP officers in Thessalon in relation to offences committed in Sault Ste Marie on October 21st.
It is alleged that Mark Vasey of 44 Francis Street in Thessalon stole a 2003 pickup truck containing a shotgun from a residence in the 500 block of Douglas Street in Sault Ste Marie in the early morning hours of October 21st.
Further investigation by City Police determined that the residence had also been broken into allowing Vasey to acquire the keys to the stolen truck.
While still investigating this, the OPP contacted the City Police to advise they had located the stolen truck and shotgun in Thessalon as well as the accused.
City Police officers then travelled to Thessalon to return Mr.Vasey back to Sault Ste Marie.
He was charged with Break and Enter, theft over and under $5000, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possessing a weapon in a motor vehicle, driving while disqualified and 5 counts of breaching various conditions of his recognizance.
He will be appearing in Bail Court later today.
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Man arrested, stolen truck and gun recovered
LOCAL2 Staff for local2 sault ste. marie
October 22nd, 2013 at 8:33am | Last Updated at 9:43am