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Woman charged over break-and-enter

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On May 25 around 8:35 a.m., members of the Rainy River District OPP responded to a call of a break-and-enter to a local business and residence in Fort Frances.

An investigation was commenced by members of the Fort Frances OPP and the Community Street Crime Unit.

Officers confirmed a break-and-enter had taken place, and that a quantity of property in excess of $5,000 and a vehicle had been stolen from the business and residence.

The vehicle was recovered a short time later. Some of the property has been recovered by the OPP but a portion of it remains outstanding.

The investigation is ongoing.

As a result of the police investigation, a 45-year-old Fort Frances woman has been charged with numerous criminal offences, including three counts of theft over $5,000.

She also was charged with break, enter, and commit an indictable offence, as well as possession of property obtained by crime.

The accused was held in custody pending a court appearance here scheduled for today.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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