A North Bay man is facing a slew of charges including theft, breach of probation, and assault with a weapon.
Police say that on October 19, the suspect stole a wallet from a vehicle on Lakeshore Drive, then took out his knife when the victim approached him. The accused then ran from the scene. He then allegedly used a credit card from the stolen wallet.
On Oct. 24, officers then had a call about a break-in to a shed at a Karla Drive residence. The accused was confronted by the owner and fled the scene. Police say he was later identified allegedly stealing a bicycle from a Plumtree residence the same night.
Police say they located him on Lebreche Drive in North Bay, and the accused gave police a false name. Officers were able to identify him during their investigation.
The 21-year-old was charged with:
- One Count of Theft Under $5000;
- One Count of Fraudulent Use of Credit Card;
- Two Counts of Assault With a Weapon;
- One Count of Possession Weapon Dangerous;
- One Count of Break and Enter with Intent;
- One Count of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime;
- One Count of Obstruct Peace Officer;
- One Count of Breach of Release Order; and
- Two Counts of Breach of Probation.
Following a bail hearing on Monday, the accused was released from custody and will appear in North Bay Court early December.