Theft & Mischief To Cells

Criminal Charges

On May 14th, at approximately 10:45 pm, a man entered a local gas bar store located on County Road 93, in the Town of Midland. The suspect asked for a package of cigarettes. When the suspect was unable to pay for the cigarettes, he left the store taking them from the counter.

He was located a short distance away where he was arrested and charged. Investigation revealed he had the stolen property in his possession. Additionally, the suspect had a warrant for his arrest from another jurisdiction. He was transported to the Midland Police holding cells where, at one point, he began to damage his cell. He was transferred to the neighbouring jurisdiction via his warrant and awaits bail on May 15th, 2017 in Barrie.

Charged: Joshua James KING, 43 years of age, of Vancouver BC is scheduled to appear in the Barrie Court of Justice on May15th, 2017 at 9:30am.
Charges:
Theft Under Sec. 334(b) C.C.
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under Sec. 354(1)(a) C.C.
Mischief to Property Sec. 430(1)(a) C.C.