-10 °C
14 °F
-2 °C
29 °F
Partly CloudyFri
1 °C
34 °F
Partly CloudySat
5 °C
41 °F
Send Us A News Tip

Friday September 30th, 2016

Posted at 5:59pm

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
File photo

File photo

Amherstburg Police arrested a man they allege was involved in a number of thefts in the town after police stopped him while he was allegedly bicycling with marijuana plants.

On September 20th at around 11pm, an Amherstburg officer on patrol saw a man riding a bicycle in the area of Sandwich and St. Arnaud with what appeared to be marijuana plants.

The male was stopped and placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance.

Police had received numerous reports of thefts in the area that evening from Front Road North, Thrasher Drive, and Emerald Lane.

As a result of further investigation by police the suspect was allegedly linked to these thefts.

Shane Mulder, 23, of Amherstburg has been charged with theft under $5000, possession of property obtained by crime, break and enter with intent, mischief under $5000, possession of a controlled substance and breach of probation.

Do You Like This Article?