Oshawa man arrested in housebreaking close to Ottawa

An Oshawa man is one of five people arrested after breaking into an electronics store in eastern Ontario, northwest Ottawa.

The OPP’s Killaloe Division responded to the break-in that occurred in the Madawaska Valley community at around 4:05 a.m. on Wednesday, November 24, the OPP reported.

Officials stopped a car and two people were arrested for the break-in, police said.

The OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) was called in to help with the investigation and a search warrant was issued on a house in Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards Township. Several people have been arrested, drugs have been found and stolen property has been recovered, police said.

Tyler Stephens, 30, of Oshawa, has been charged with possession of property under $ 5,000 on six counts, theft over $ 5,000 on two counts, possession of a List 1 substance on two counts, and seven other charges.

He was being held on bail hearing.

The other four suspects were all from Killaloe.

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