Two Break-Ins at Same Address in Chapleau


(CHAPLEAU, ON) – On January 8, 2021, at approximately 2:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter call at a business on Birch Street in Chapleau. Police were called to this same address on January 1 for a similar occurrence.

The first break-in is believed to have taken place sometime between December 26, 2020 and January 1, 2021. A number of tools including drill bits and socket sets were taken as well as a green coloured 8″ Woods power ice auger. The total value of the stolen items was approximately $2000. It is unknown if anything was stolen during the second incident.

If you were in the area during this time, or have any information regarding these incidents, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit You may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000 if an arrest is made.

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