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Friday, February 8, 2019

Alleged Watch Thief Arrested in Owen Sound

Owen Sound | by Matt Hermiz  

Police make arrest after man tries to sell stolen property online

A 35-year-old Owen Sound man who allegedly stole a watch from a business in the city faces charges after trying to peddle it online.

City Police say the accused was brought into custody on Thursday after being identified through video surveillance and online activity monitoring.

Police say they engaged the accused through an online advertisement on Kijiji, conducted surveillance and subsequently arrested him.

Officers recovered the stolen watch from the accused and also found a small quantity of crystal methamphetamine.

Police say the man faces charges of theft and possession of property obtained by crime.

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