Two men arrested for theft of ATM at local grocery store

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged two men in connection with the break and enter of a local grocery store and theft of an ATM in early December.

On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at approximately 5:45 a.m. police received a call regarding a break and enter to the Metro Grocery Store in the Orangeville Mall located at 150 First Street. Police attended the scene and observed extensive damage to the north side of the store with a window being smashed from the floor to the ceiling. A Bank of Montreal ATM was removed from within the store. Store video cameras revealed that at 5:13 a.m. a vehicle approached the north side of the building and collided with the glass window adjacent to the location of the ATM. One suspect was seen moving the ATM towards the window and at 5:15 a.m. the vehicle left the area.

As a result of the investigation, police obtained arrest warrants for a Brantford man and a Hagersville man.

On Sunday, December 29, 2019, Joel Aston Sault, 35, of Hagersville, Ontario was arrested and charged with Break & Enter and Mischief. Sault was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Orangeville on February 4, 2020, to answer to the allegations.

On Thursday, January 16, 2020, Marc Christopher Staats, 33, of Brantford, Ontario was arrested and charged with Break & Enter and Mischief. Staats remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Orangeville on January 22, 2020, for a bail hearing regarding the allegations.

Posted on January 17, 2020