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Police apprehend West Nipissing neighbourhood vehicle thief

Thief caught on stolen ATV
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A 30-year-old Sturgeon Falls man is facing two break and enter charges after he was caught stealing keys to a vehicle and then sneaking next door to take an ATV.  

West Nipissing Police say on March 13, they received a call that an ATV had just been stolen from a residence on Vachon Road.

The Police located the ATV travelling on Cache Street in Cache Bay. The ATV was stopped and the male driver was detained.

Further investigation revealed, that the suspect had attended an address on Vachon Road and entered a garage.

There, it's alleged, the suspect stole a set of vehicle keys. The suspect was spotted by the homeowner and left.

According to police, the suspect then went next door and entered another garage, and it's alleged that he then stole the ATV from that residence.

Taylor Blais, age 30, of Sturgeon Falls, is charged with Break and Enter x 2, Theft Over $5,000, and Theft Under $5,000.