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Police apprehend suspect in break and enter

The suspect was captured on security cameras and the video was provided to police to assist with the investigation
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NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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On Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter at a local business on Colborne Street East in the City of Orillia.

At approximately 1:40 a.m., members of the Orillia OPP were dispatched to a break and enter at a local business on Colborne Street East. Upon arrival officers found the business had been broken into and several items removed.

Initial investigation revealed the suspect had left shortly before police arrived. The suspect was captured on security cameras and the video was provided to police to assist with the investigation.

As a result of information provided by the public the suspect has been identified as, 49-year-old, Cory Stefanick from Orillia. 

The accused was arrested on Oct. 23, 2017 and charged with:

  • break and enter contrary to Section 348(1)(a) of the Criminal Code.
  • theft contrary to Section 334(b) of the Criminal Code.
  • mischief under $5,000 Contrary to Section 430(4) of the Criminal Code.
  • possession of break-in instruments Contrary to Section 351(1) of the Criminal Code.

The accused was released on a promise to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice, Orillia on Nov. 21, 2017.

The OPP would like to thank the public for their assistance in identifying the suspect in this matter.

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