Guns, traps and ATV stolen from Thessalon area

break and enter

(THESSALON, ON) – On April 20, 2020, shortly before 7:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit (FIS) responded to a Break and Enter on the Shaw Road, north of the Town of Thessalon.

Sometime between April 5th and April 20th, 2020, suspect(s) attended a property on Shaw Road, breaking into both the shed and camp. The locks on both buildings were broken and entry was gained using a crowbar.

Items stolen were:

  • 30-30 Winchester long barrel, dark brown in colour, lever action
  • 410 over/under Savage, new butt stock on it, brown in colour
  • Red 2015 Arctic Cat ATV (ON) 9DD72
  • 10 to 11 large traps used for beaver trapping
  • One large red jerry can
  • 9 to 10 skinning knives
  • a 7″ bowing knife

Property stolen has an estimate value of $10,000.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this Break and Enter should immediately contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-2222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at or download and submit on the p3 tips app where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000