Investigation Leads To A Local Man And Woman Facing Multiple Theft Charges

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The Criminal Investigations Branch, Intelligence Unit and the Ontario Provincial Police executed search warrants at two local properties yesterday. The value of the recovered property is estimated to be well over $100,000. 

WOODSTOCK - A man and a woman from Woodstock are facing multiple theft charges after the Woodstock Police Service Criminal Investigations Branch recovered several articles of stolen property and a firearm.

The Criminal Investigations Branch, Intelligence Unit and the Ontario Provincial Police executed search warrants at two local properties yesterday.

29-year-old Justin Deadman has been charged with three counts of adult possession of property obtained by crime of under $5,000. 27-year-old Rebecca Lee is also facing three counts adult possession of property obtained by crime of under $5,000. 

The value of the recovered property is estimated to be well over $100,000. The police will give the public a chance to recover their items at a later date. 

The Criminal Investigations Branch began the investigation into property crimes and thefts from construction sites this past May. This was in response to a rapid increase in thefts being committed within the city.

The investigation is continuing and police will provide future updates through a media release.

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