It Took Five Months, Man Charged With Theft

Sault Ste. Marie Police Services

On August 3, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 38-year-old James Wilson for possession of property obtained by crime.

On March 1, 2020 at 2:05 a.m. officers responded to a call of a man pushing a snow blower in the area of Lake Street and Marconi Street. Officers located the individual on Placid Avenue and identified him as the accused. Officers seized the snow blower, however no theft complaint had been filed so the accused was not detained.

On March 2, 2020 the victim reported their snow blower stolen, which matched the one seized the previous day.

Officers located the accused on August 3, 2020 and he was arrested. He is charged with possession of property obtained by crime and breach of recognizance. He is scheduled to appear in court on October 5, 2020.