Release Date: November 16, 2013
On the 10th of November, 2013 UCCM Police received a report of a break, enter and theft from a residence on the M’Chigeeng First Nation. Police report that the family had just returned home from a weekend away when they discovered that their home was broken into. Various items were taken from the residence such as, television sets, computer game sets, stereo equipment, jewelry (including rings), cell phone, 200 DVD’s, a large quantity of coins, hunting apparel and refrigerated food items.
On the 12th of November, 2013 UCCM Police received a report of a break, enter and theft from the Whitefish River First Nation Library. In this break, enter and theft, police learned that culprits gained entry to the building over the long weekend and removed a new flat screen TV, new computer game sets, a new lap top computer and a set of computer speakers.
On the 12th of November, 2013 UCCM Police received a report that a pick up truck was damaged on the M’Chigeeng First Nation. Police investigated and determined that the vehicle had sustained damage to the ignition column and that culprit(s) were attempting to steal the truck but were unsuccessful.
Police believe that due to the timing and similarity of events that these crimes may be related.
Anybody with information on these investigations or any other crime are asked to contact the UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service at 1-888-377-7135, or the Ontario Provincial Police Provincial Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122. Anonymous tips can also be directed to Sudbury Rainbow Crime Stoppers at 1-800–222-8477.
Rodney Nahwegahbow, Chief of Police
UCCM Police Service