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Duo facing charges after break and enter investigation

The canine unit was called in along with ERT officers, who were able to arrest two men after a search of the area
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Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police officers were dispatched to a break and enter at an address on Ashforth Drive in Muskoka Lakes Township on March 7, 2021, at 9:45 a.m. after a homeowner returned to their residence and found two people inside. The homeowner demanded that the two leave and they complied.

Officers attended quickly and located an empty vehicle that the two were travelling in and the investigation revealed that it has been stolen from an address in Toronto. The OPP Canine Unit along with the Emergency Response Team attended and both parties were located and arrested after a search of the area.

Police have charged 27-year-old Amir Mohamud of Toronto, ON with:

  • Being unlawfully in a dwelling house CC 349(1)
  • Possession of property obtained by crime CC 355(b)
  • Possession of a schedule I substance (methamphetamine) CDSA 4(1)

The second person, 38 year-old Hans Thomas of Toronto has been arrested and charged with

  • Being unlawfully in a dwelling house CC 349(1)
  • Failure to comply with a release order CC 145(5)(a)

Both will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on May 11, 2021 to answer to their charges.