Crime of the Week: Lower Island Lake Break and Enter


Crime Stoppers and the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police are requesting your assistance in identifying suspects involved in a Break enter and theft of firearms.

Between October 6, 2019 and October 18, 2018 unknown suspects attended a seasonal residence located on Lower Island Lake Road, Aweres Township, Ontario.

The suspects then gained entry to the home through a rear window.

Once inside, the suspect located a steel gun locker.  The locker was pried open and several firearms were taken.

Six firearms were removed from the safe which include the following.

·        A 303 Lee-Enfield Sporter bolt action rifle

·        A Baikal 12 gauge shot gun

·        A Stevens 410 shot gun

·        A .22 caliber Mossberg rifle

·        Two older model .22 caliber rifles

The suspects fled in an unknown direction.

If you have information on this crime or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers at (705) 942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477. You can also click the “Submit a Tip” button found on our website or download the P3 app.