Hearst OPP Police Press Releases

Denika TAYLOR – Break & Enter

(HEARST, ON) – One person was arrested near the scene of a break and enter.

On May 5, 2024, shortly before 7:30 p.m., the James Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call reporting a break and enter on Quirion Street in Hearst. As police were responding to this call, another call came in reporting a person walking into traffic along Highway 11, close to the original call for service.

An investigation determined the person walking along Highway 11 was in possession of items taken from the residence of the break and enter.

As a result of the investigation, Denika TAYLOR, 30 years of age of Constance Lake, was charged with the following:

  • Break and enter a dwelling house – commit indictable offence
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000
  • Theft over $5000
  • Mischief – interfere with any person in the lawful use, enjoyment or operation of property over $5000
  • Mischief under $5000
  • Unlawfully in dwelling house
  • Possession of an identity document

The accused remains in custody and is scheduled to next appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on May 10, 2024 in Hearst.

The OPP would like to remind the public that locking the doors of your residence and vehicles can deter would-be criminals an easy opportunity to take your belongings or invade your privacy. Lock it up and keep your property safe.

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