Suspicious person arrested for break and enter in Stone Mills Township

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Officers of the Lennox & Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a possible break and enter in progress on Richmond Point Lane in Stone Mills Township at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021.

According to a release from OPP, dated Tuesday, Jan, 26, 2021, a gate had been found open, along with footprints in the snow and a suspicious vehicle on the cottage road. Police arrived on scene and located an individual on private property. OPP say break in tools and stolen property, including an outboard motor, a wood splitter and chain saw were seized. The individual was subsequently arrested and transported to detachment for processing.

L&A County OPP have charged Joel Dean, age 31, of Kingston with:

- Break and Enter;

- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime;

- Possession of Break in Instruments;

- Mischief; and,

- Possession of a Schedule I substance - Methamphetamine.

The accused was held for a bail hearing and appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice in Greater Napanee on January 24, 2021.

Jessica Foley, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter,