Smiths Falls – The Smiths Falls Police Service have arrested and charged two local men following the investigation into a string of break and enters to local churches and thefts from unlocked vehicles. The incidents occurred through the month of July. An extensive investigation concluded with the execution of a search warrant at a Smiths Falls residence in which a quantity of the stolen property was recovered.
Twenty-five year old, Matthew Fisher of Smiths Falls is charged with 5 counts of Break and Enter with Intent, 1 count of Attempted Break and Enter, 7 counts of Theft Under $5000.00 and 1 count of Mischief Under $5000.00.
Twenty-four year old, Nathan Barrie of Smiths Falls is charged with 6 counts of Break and Enter with Intent and 4 counts of Theft Under $5000.00.
Both suspects were scheduled to appear in court for a bail hearing on August 3, 2017, to answer to these charges.
The Smiths Falls Police Service urges anyone with further information regarding this incident, or similar incidents, to contact our service at 613-283-0357. Information may be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).