From Peterborough-Lakefield Community Police Service release today...
On the 28th of February at approximately 10:27 am a witness called the
police after watching a male standing on the ice in Little Lake cutting
copper wire from the pier wall in front of the Scouts Canada building.
When officers arrived the male started to walk away from the area and
was apprehended just north of the Scouts Canada building. He was found
to be in possession of a hacksaw, wire cutters and other tools.
Investigation determined that approximately 30 feet of cooper wire had
been cut out of ABS piping along the west pier wall of the marina.
Damage has been estimated at approximately $10,000.00. Michael Joseph
Giroux age 34 of Edinburgh Street was arrested and charged with theft
under $5,000.00, mischief over $5,000.00 and failing to comply with
conditions of a probation order. He was taken to court, remanded into
custody and will reappear in court later this morning.