Two found joyriding in a stolen UTV arrested
Published Wednesday, July 10, 2019 9:54AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:39PM EDT
Ontario Provincial Police say two people from southern Ontario have been arrested for stealing a utility vehicle from Cochrane's Polar Bear Habitat.
Police say officers from the James Bay detachment responded to a break and enter call at The Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat on Monday morning.
They say two suspects allegedly broke in to the facility and stole some food and a UTV at around 9:40 am July 8.
The next day, the suspects were found driving the UTV in Halleboug, two hours west of Cochrane.
A 29-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman, both from London, were arrested and charged with:
- Break and enter
- Theft over $5,000
- Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
The man was also charged with breach of probation.
Both of the accused are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cochrane.