OPP Police Press Releases West Nipissing

12 & 13 Year Old Arrested After Traffic Stop

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – Two young people have been arrested and charged after being stopped in a stolen vehicle.

On March 27, 2024, shortly before 2:30 a.m. members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle on Highway 17, West Nipissing.

Once the vehicle came to a stop, two young people fled into the bush, but were shortly located and arrested by police.

As a result of the investigation, a12-year-old person and 13-year-old person, both from North Bay, were charged with, possession property obtained by crime over $5,000.

Both accused were released and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in May 2024, in North Bay.

The OPP will not be releasing the name of the accused under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).

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