Marmora man charged in connection to local break-ins

An Ontario Provincial Police cruiser. (Photo from the OPP's Twitter page)

Essex County Ontario Provincial Police arrested and charged a man in connection with several break-ins at area businesses last month.

On December 10, 2021, OPP investigated multiple break-ins at local businesses in Lakeshore and Tecumseh. A suspect took off in a vehicle and ended up striking a police cruiser. There were no injuries after the collision.

The male suspect was identified after an investigation by the Essex County Street Crime Unit.

On Sunday, a 40-year-old from Marmora, Ontario, was arrested and charged with break-and-enter, possession of stolen property, mischief, dangerous operation of a vehicle and assault of a police officer with a weapon. The charges have not been proven in court.

If anyone has any knowledge of these incidents, they should call the Essex County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.