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Monday August 31st, 2015

Posted at 3:53pm

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Shortly after 5am this morning, OPP in Leamington said that received a report of a dropped 911 call.

OPP were able to learn who the owner of the phone was, and asked the cell phone provider to send a ‘ping’ signal to the phone. When this occurred, police were directed to an area in Leamington where the signal was originating from.

Police attended the area and located the owner of the phone who was in the process of going through vehicles.

As a result Matthew DaCosta, age 32 of Leamington was arrested and is charged with theft under $5,000, trespass by night, possession of stolen property and two counts of breach of probation.

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