(NORFOLK COUNTY, ON) - On Friday, February 7, 2020, at approximately 1:17 a.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle at a Kent Street North, Simcoe, Norfolk County address.
It was determined that an unknown individual was confronted by a vehicle owner after catching them inside their vehicle stealing items. Officers arrived on scene however the unknown suspect fled from the area. At approximately 3:05 a.m., officers were patrolling in the area of Colborne Street South when they were flagged down by a resident about a suspicious person that had just entered their property. Officer subsequently located the individual and determined that it was the same person involved in theft from motor vehicle earlier in the night.
As a result of investigation, police charged 42-year-old Jason Lee WINTER of Norfolk County, Ontario with the following offences:
Theft under $5,000 from motor vehicle
Trespassing at night (2 counts)
Possession of Firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order
Unauthorized possession of weapon
Possession of Cocaine
Possession of Fentanyl
Fail to comply with probation order
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Simcoe at a later date.