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Wingham man caught breaking into shed, home in Morris-Turnberry

MORRIS-TURNBERRY – The Huron County OPP has charged a Wingham resident with several criminal charges after he was caught this weekend breaking into a shed and a home.

Just after 7 p.m. on Oct. 9, police responded to a possible break, enter and theft in progress on Jamestown Road. Upon arrival, police found one of the two suspects still on scene.

The suspect was detained, and after checking the property, investigators say it became apparent he had broken into a home and shed on the property.

Police also stated that the accused damaged some of the shed windows.

Additionally, a search incident to arrest found the accused in possession of a stolen lawn tractor key, along with a leather punch set.

Charged is 28-year-old Sunday Salter of Wingham. He has been charged with two counts of break, enter a dwelling house with intent to commit indictable offence; two counts of theft under $5,000; and mischief under $5,000.

He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for Dec. 7 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.