Alcohol theft leads to arrest of 4 in Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Ont.
Four Ontario people are facing multiple charges after being stopped in relation to a theft in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township, Ont.
On Feb. 24, around 5 p.m., OPP officers stopped a vehicle on Highway 401 in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township after reports of an alcohol theft from a store in Edwardsburg Township, Ont.
Four people were arrested.
Karnelle Black, 43, of Hamilton, Ont., is charged with possession of property under $5,000, failure to comply with a recognizance, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, and theft under $5,000.
Frederick Heath, 61, of Hamilton was charged with obstructing a peace officer, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000.
Gina Marinecu, 36, of Niagara Falls, Ont., was charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.
Mihai Stoicheci, 49, of Hamilton was charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.
Police say through the arrests, they were able to recover numerous items from several reported thefts in the area.
All four appeared in a Brockville, Ont., court on Tuesday. Heath and Black were not granted bail but Marinescu and Stoicheci were released pending a future court date.
Heath and Black will answer to outstanding warrants for similar charges in other jurisdictions in the future, police say.
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