The Timmins Police Service has charged 2 local residents with break-in related offences stemming from an incident which was discovered during the early morning hours of Sunday, December 15th at a Father Les Costello Drive residential address.

Responding Timmins Police Service officers commenced the initial phases of their investigation into the break-in and theft of furniture. The Timmins Police Service – Criminal Investigation Division was deployed and based on their findings, a Search Warrant was sought and executed yesterday at a Schumacher residence which yielded the recovery of the stolen property.

Based on the investigative measures undertaken by the Timmins Police Service, suspects were identified, located and arrested yesterday (December 15th).
As a result of the incident, Drake HANNINEN, 29, of Schumacher and Julie HINCE, 44, of Timmins, have been charged with:
– Break and Enter contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Possession of Property Obtained by Crime – Under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

HANNINEN remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him. HINCE was released from police custody on the strength of a Promise To Appear compelling her to attend Provincial Court in Timmins on January 28th to answer to the charges laid against her. A third suspect was arrested, but has since been released unconditionally.

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