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Two Arrested After Shoplifting at Local Business


On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at approximately 1932 hrs, police attended a business on Strathy Road regarding a shoplift occurrence in progress.

Through investigation it was learned that two parties had left the business without making any attempt to pay for the merchandise in their shopping cart.

As a result, 39 year old Richard JOHNSTON of Belleville, and 31 year old Ruby-Ann PRINGLE of Colborne, were arrested and charged with Theft Under $5000 and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000.

Both parties were subsequently released by way of Promise to Appear, with a court date of May 1st, 2019.