On June 26, 2023, shortly after 12:30 p.m., the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to theft of a motorcycle from a shed and a theft of a portable electric fireplace from a travel trailer on a property on Neebish Road East in Laird Township.
On June 27, 2023, shortly after 12:30 p.m., the complainant observed three individuals loading a pick-up truck full of metal believed to be stolen from a property on Short Drive.
The suspect pick-up truck was later located at a neighboring recycling centre in Sault Ste Marie. Police attended the business and as a result of the investigation the suspect was arrested.
Police then transported the suspect back to his residence on Short Drive and recovered the stolen motorcycle and portable fireplace. The stolen property was subsequently returned to the owner.
As a result, Roddy RYDALL, 39 years-of-age from Tarbutt-Tarbutt Additional Township was charged with:
- Theft of a Motor Vehicle
- Break, Enter a Place-Commit Indictable Offence
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Sault Ste Marie on August 14, 2023.