KAWARTHA LAKES-Three North York residents are facing charges in the alleged theft of copper wire from a business in Manvers Township.
City of Kawartha Lakes OPP says On December 27, 2021, at approximately 11:15 p.m., officers were called to a business in Manvers Township, regarding suspects observed at the location removing spools of copper wire. The call became multijurisdictional as the suspects left the scene prior to police arrival. City of Kawartha Lakes OPP, Peterborough OPP and Durham Regional Police worked together to locate the vehicles and arrest the suspects.
As a result of the investigation, Jozsef Horvath, 36 years of age, and Aladar Racz, 40 years of age, both of North York, have each been charged with:
- Theft Over $5,000
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000 – two counts
- Break and Enter a place – commit indictable offence
Richard Sebok, 33 years of age, of North York, has also been charged with the aforementioned charges, in addition to:
- Mischief over $5,000
- Possession Break-In Instruments
The accused are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay, on January 27, 2021.