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.