$400 in medical supplies, equipment stolen from facility: police

PRESS RELEASE
TIMMINS POLICE DEPARTMENT
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The Timmins Police Service has charged a local person with break and enter offenses stemming from an incident that occurred early Friday morning March 18th at a medical rehabilitation facility on Riverside Drive.

The suspect broke into the building and fled with medical supplies and equipment worth an estimated $400.

Further investigation revealed that the suspect attempted to pawn the stolen items later that day.

While on patrol, a Timmins police officer observed the suspect on Wilson Avenue carrying some to the stolen property.

After being questioned, the suspect abandoned the stolen property and fled on foot from the police to be arrested shortly afterwards.

Following the incident, Daniel Turner, 27, of Timmins, was 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
  • Failure to comply with a probation order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Attempted trafficking in stolen property contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused remains in police custody pending a bail hearing scheduled today at the Ontario Court of Justice in Timmins to answer the charges against him.

The door to the rehabilitation center suffered significant damage.

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