Crime of the Week: Break and Enter on Fifth Line


Crime Stoppers and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service are looking for the public’s help in solving a break and enter to a residence.

On January 25, 2017 the owner left their residence in the 1000 block of Fifth Line East at 9:45 am, returning 35 minutes later at 10:20 am. Upon return the owner observed the garage door had been pried open leading to the inside of the residence.

Suspects had entered the owner’s bedroom and stole two light brown wooden jewelry boxes that had three drawers on the right hand side and a glass door with a flower on them. Both boxes were full of various types of jewelry. A People’s box was also stolen that had more jewelry contained in it.

Several bracelets, earrings, and necklaces like the one shown here were stolen for a total value of approximately $5000 dollars. A unique 1976 Montreal Olympic XX1 $5.00 silver coin in a case was also stolen.

Anyone with information regarding this theft can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at (705) 942-7867 or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Type a tip through our website at or text the keyword SSM along with your tip to 274637.

Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display, record phone calls, and all text and web tips are encrypted. Your anonymity is guaranteed. Rewards of up to $2,000 are offered for information leading to an arrest.