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OPP arrest break and enter suspects in Central Frontenac

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Two people have been arrested and charged following a break and enter involving a firearm in Central Frontenac Township.

Shortly before 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, officers from the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break enter in the area of Henderson Road and Graham Road in Arden. Upon arrival, the first officer on the scene heard noises of people moving through the bush area. As other officers arrived, a perimeter of the area. At that time, one person surrendered to the police.

A Canine Officer and Emergency Response Team members searched the area and located a second person hiding in the brush.

As a result of the ensuing investigation, police have charged Freddy Shorts, 41, and Chantell Deschamps, 38, both of Arden, with the following:

  • Mischief under $5,000
  • Breaking and entering with intent to commit an indictable offence
  • Theft under $5,000
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Possession of break-in instruments

Kingstonist has reached out to the OPP regarding what type of firearm was involved, and if any other weapons were involved. At time of press (1:15 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019), we have not received response from the Frontenac Detachment. We will update this article when more information becomes available.

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  • December 15, 2019 at 6:39 pm
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    our cottage was broken into some time over the last two weeks of November,,we put in a report to the police and began our social media request for help..we have received this notice several times through thoughtful people who read our plea for help..Fred Shorts helped us put up the trusses when we built the cottage several years ago. his girlfriend was waiting for him and she ended up joining us for a bbq,there was a gentleman in a red truck who came while they were there and there was discussion over getting the mobile home dismantled as soon as possible,,Will Creighten who owned the old chimney mine at the time told us someone had stolen the whole mobile trailer,he was supposed to return the next day he didn’t show..Wilf Deline had a break in a year or so ago,,Chris and Nicoli across from 2714 had several break ins, Henry Veley a retired RCMP had his homestead broken into just this spring. and the new guy Justin on the corner of Veley and Henderson had his place broken into..almost all break ins the items stolen were less than the insured deductible so we residence on Henderson Road go without.

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