November 14, 2017 1:35 pm
Updated: November 14, 2017 1:36 pm

Man charged in Remembrance Day poppy donation box theft in Oshawa

Durham Regional Police say a 53-year-old Oshawa man is charged with theft under $5,000, breach of probation and possession of marijuana and cocaine.

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OSHAWA, Ont. – A 53-year-old man is facing charges after a poppy donation box was stolen on Remembrance Day.

Durham regional police say the box was taken on Saturday evening from the front counter of an Oshawa, Ont., YMCA.

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They say officers spotted a man matching the description of the suspect on Monday and made the arrest.

A 53-year-old Oshawa man is charged with theft under $5,000, breach of probation and possession of marijuana and cocaine.

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