OPP arrest local man after break and enter and vehicle theft

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Members of the South Frontenac and Sharbot Lake Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested one person in connection with a stolen motor vehicle and break and enter.

At approximately 3:50 a.m., on Monday, May 9, 2022, officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Road 38 in Central Frontenac Township. According to a release from the OPP, prior to police arrival, the driver had left the area.

About an hour later, at approximately 4:56 a.m. police were dispatched to a break and enter and theft of a motor vehicle from a nearby residence. Shortly afterwards Lennox and Addington (L&A) OPP responded to a single motor vehicle collision on County Road 41, Greater Napanee matching the description of the stolen vehicle. According to the release, the driver was observed fleeing the scene and was arrested nearby by L&A OPP.

As a result of the investigation, Joseph Badour, age 43, of Kingston was charged with the following offences:

  • Theft of motor vehicle
  • Possession property obtained by crime over $5,000 
  • Break, enter a dwelling house with intent to commit indictable offence
  • Fail to comply with probation order – two counts
  • Unauthorized possession of weapon
  • Driving while under suspension
  • Fail to remain – two counts 

The OPP said they are unable to disclose what type of weapon Badour was in possession of at the time of his arrest.

Badour was held for bail and is scheduled to appear in court at the Kingston Ontario Court of Justice today, Monday, May 9, 2022.

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