Two arrested for series of break ins, multiple charges laid

Incident Date
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 17:45
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2019-02-22

Thunder Bay Police Service officers have charged two suspects connected to a series of break-in and thefts to businesses across the city.

The break-ins took place between Jan. 6 and Feb. 11, 2019. Police looked into 12 separate incidents and were able to identify three suspects. Two suspects have been arrested and charged while a third remains at large.

Police were able to execute two search warrants relating to these incidents as a result of the ongoing investigation by members of the service’s uniform patrol and community response team divisions.

Gary Paul Townsend, 31, of Thunder Bay, has been charged with:

• Breaking, Entering and Committing x 7
• Probation Order: Non-Compliance x 10
• Theft Under $5,000 x 2
• Possession of Credit Card
• Fraud Under $5,000
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
• Disguise With Intent
• Mischief Over $5,000
• Mischief Under $5,000

Cody Alexander EWING-MILLARD, 26, of Thunder Bay has been charged with:

• Breaking, Entering and Committing

More charges are pending for both suspects.

Both accused are in custody with court appearances scheduled for today.

Police have identified a third suspect who remains at large. Police urge that suspect to turn themselves immediately. 


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