On Wednesday, March 30, with the assistance of the DRPS Tactical Support Unit, investigators executed search warrants at a Queen Street address in Cannington and at a house on Highway 48 in Mount Albert. Two suspects in the house on Queen Street were arrested without any incident.
Following the two-month property crimes investigation, police recovered many items of stolen property.
The break-ins targeted construction sites as well as private properties, including one where a snowmobile was stolen.
Three loaded, small-calibre rifles and a fully-loaded sawed-off shotgun were found lying on bedroom floors at the Queen Street address. The shotgun had been stolen from a break and enter in Lindsay. A large quantity of tools and other property were seized from both addresses.
30 year-old Christopher Wilson of Cannington faces 33 charges, including three counts of theft over $5,000, two counts of break and enter, driving while disqualified and 23 firearm charges.
25 year-old Randi Wood of Cannington is facing seven counts of careless storage of a firearm, possession of a loaded prohibited firearm and possession of a firearm obtained by crime. Both have been held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with new information is asked to contact D/Cst. McMaster of the North Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2675.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or on-line at their website at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca. Tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward that could be up to $2,000.
North Division station is located at 15765 Hwy. 12.