On the 4th of February 2017 officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 58 year old Jean Paul Leonard of Elliot Lake in relation to a theft from a local business.
It is alleged that on the 4th of February the accused entered a store on Great Northern Road, selected a jacket with a value of $149.93 and put it on. The accused then left the store without paying for the item and was apprehended by store security.
Police were contacted and the accused was charged with one count of theft under $5,000. He will appear in court on March 13th, 2017.