Monday January 22, 2018

City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service

Media Release

 

Monday January 22, 2018

Lindsay Man Arrested for Two Recent Thefts

On January 21, 2018 a Lindsay man was arrested for two separate thefts which were reported to The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service in early January.

On January 4, 2018 the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service received the report of a theft of merchandise from a Lindsay store.  The male responsible fled from the business prior to the arrival of police.  On January 15, 2018 the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service was alerted to the theft of a cell phone from a Lindsay gym.  Investigating officers identified the male responsible for both incidents and on January 21, 2018 35-year-old Raymond Albert SMOKE of Lindsay was arrested.  The male was charged with two counts of theft under $5000, two counts of possession of property obtained by crime, and two counts of failing to comply with the conditions of a probation order.  The male will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on February 22, 2018.

 

Disqualified Driver Arrested

On January 21, 2018 a constable with the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service who was on patrol observed a dirt bike without license plates being driven in the area of Glenelg Street east in Lindsay.  When the officer followed and attempted to stop the dirt bike the driver fled from police.  The driver of the dirt bike was located and arrested a short time later.  25-year-old Mason STATA of Lindsay has been charged with two counts of driving while disqualified, flight from police and failing to comply with the conditions of a probation order.  The male will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on February 22, 2018.

 

Assault Occurred in Lindsay Residence  

On January 21, 2018 the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service attended a Lindsay home in response to the report of an assault.  After speaking with the people involved in the incident a Lindsay man was arrested and charged with one count of assault.  The male was held in custody to attend a bail hearing on January 22, 2018.  The name of the male is being withheld in order to protect the identity of the victim.

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