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Media Release May 10th, 2018.

On the 9th of May, 2018 at approximately 11:45 am a 39-yr-old prisoner from the Elgin County Courthouse caused damage to the cell in which he was lodged. Therefore, police charged this male with one count of mischief not exceeding $5000 in addition to the charges he was already in custody for. The damage caused to the cell was cosmetic and did not jeopardize the structure in any way. This investigation is still ongoing for additional charges of assault police and damage caused to another location of the courthouse.
On the 10th of May, 2018 shortly after midnight an observant citizen in the Elizabeth St and Princess Ave area reported 2 males attempting to steal items from vehicles. Police attended the area and located the two males. The investigation resulted in a 19-yr-old male being arrested and charged with theft not exceeding $5000 and breaching a condition of his recognizance. He was held in custody for a court appearance. The 20-yr-old male was arrested and charged with theft not exceeding $5000 and released with a future court date.

Community partnerships play a key role in modern and effective policing. As public service organizations, our police services are held to high levels of professionalism and accountability. In order to meet these goals, government, businesses, community groups, and individual Ontarians mustwork together to identify common community safety and well-being needs and meet these goals.

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