Stolen Vehicle Recovered Male Charged


On December 7, 2018 at approximately 8:30 a.m. members from the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Whitman Dam Road, Searchmont, Ontario.

Officers attended the scene and located an unoccupied stolen vehicle in the ditch on Whitman Dam Road.

As a result of further investigation, Joseph Mark PEPIN 43 years-old of Hamilton, Ontario was charged with the following:

Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC),

Break and enter a dwelling house with intent to commit an indictable offence contrary to section 348(1)(a) of the CC,

Two counts – Adult disobeying order of court contrary to section 127 of the CC.

The accused has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice on December 10, 2018 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.