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Clinton man charged for 2016 pharmacy break-in

Criminal charges have been laid against a Clinton man following a lengthy OPP investigation.

It centred around a break-in to a Clinton pharmacy on King Street on September 5th of 2016. Two suspects stole prescription drugs that had an estimated street value of $17,000.

Earlier this week, Huron OPP arrested 33-year-old Christopher Kurth.   He’s charged with Break and Enter – Commit Indictable Offence; Break and Enter a Dwelling House; Use a Disguise With Intent; and Fail to Comply with Probation Order.

Kurth is also charged for a residential break, enter and theft that took place at an Isaac Street home in Clinton last December.   Jewellery, cash and other personal items were stolen in that break-in.

He’s been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for November 19th in Goderich.