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Two arrested after stealing $2K in groceries: OPP

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Quinte West OPP have arrested two people in an alleged theft of groceries from a Trenton business.

At about 3:45 p.m. last Thursday, a theft was reported in progress at a business on Dundas Street East.

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“It’s alleged that one of the accused made multiple trips into the business and left without paying for merchandise, while the other stood by in a vehicle where the items were being stored,” says Quinte West OPP in a press release.

Police were able to track down and stop the vehicle.

Quinte West OPP says approximately $2,000 worth of stolen groceries were recovered, and officers also seized suspected methamphetamine from the two suspects.

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Jesse Breen, 39, and Tracy Leger, 51, both from Belleville, have each been charged with theft under $5,000 and possession of methamphetamine.

Breen and Leger were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in Belleville court on Sept. 15.

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