(LAMBTON COUNTY, ON) - A resident of Moraviantown First Nation remains in custody on a long list of property crime related charges following an arrest made by police earlier this week.
As a result of a property crimes investigation led by Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), members from the Lambton County Community Street Crimes Unit (CSCU), Elgin-Middlesex Community Street Crimes Unit (CSCU), West Region Canine, West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Moravian First Nation Police executed a search warrant on April 24, 2019 at two residences located in Moravian First Nation.
As a result of the search warrant police recovered a wide variety of stolen property that investigators have linked to at least twenty break, enter and theft occurrences throughout Lambton, Elgin, Kent and Middlesex counties.
The estimated value of the recovered stolen property is $170,000.
Some of the highlights from the recovered stolen property are as follows:
All-Terrain Vehicles (2)
Utility trailers (2)
Electronics - computers, cameras & gaming consoles
Collectables (hockey cards & figurines)
Anthony SNAKE, 47 years of age, from Moraviantown First Nation has been charged with the following offences:
Break, Enter - Commit an Indictable Offence
Theft Under $5,000 of a Motor Vehicle
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime - Over $5,000 (2 counts)
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime - Under $5,000 (18 counts)
He remains in custody on these charges with a court appearance scheduled June 6, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Sarnia.
Any member of the public that has been a recent victim of a break, enter and theft in the local area may contact Lambton County OPP Detective Constable Jay DORAN at 519-882-1011 or 1-888-310-1122 to make an appointment to view the outstanding items.
This is an ongoing investigation. If anyone has any knowledge of this incident they are asked to call Lambton County OPP at 519-882-1011 or 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.