On Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at approximately 5:15 p.m. members of the Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of gas from a local Wawa gas station. Police were advised that the persons responsible for the theft had taken $41.00 worth of gas then drove away without paying. A description of both the motor vehicle in question and its occupants were given to police.
The motor vehicle was later observed travelling Southbound on Highway 17 in the Tiernan Township. The motor vehicle and its occupants were subsequently stopped.
As a result Graydon McDonald (22) of Alberta Beach, Alberta and Peter Pulzoni (32) of Edmonton, Alberta were charged with the following offence;
- Adult Theft Under $5000 contrary to section 334(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada.
Both accused were held in custody for a bail hearing in Sault Ste. Marie on August 26, 2016.