Four people arrested for train station vandalism

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged four people in connection to vandalism at the train station on Townline early Monday morning.

On Monday, July 9, 2018, at approximately 1:00am, three males and one female attended the train station located at 49 Townline in Orangeville. The suspects broke a window on the west side of the building, then approached a train engine parked in the yard and proceeded to break several windows and lights on the engine. Damage to the train is estimated to be in excess of $10,000.

As a result of the investigation, the suspects were located by police walking on Broadway near Gifford Street. Four people were placed under arrest and taken into custody.

Mark Thomas Aprile,18, of Orangeville and Bryson Glen Doerr,18, of Orangeville, along with a 17-year-old male and a 17-year-old female (both identities are protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act) were each charged with Mischief Over $5000, Mischief Under $5000 and Theft Under $5000.

Three of the four accused were later released from police custody and are scheduled to appear in court in Orangeville in the coming weeks to answer to the allegations.

Mark Thomas Aprile was held in custody pending a bail hearing regarding the allegations.

Police would also like to remind the public that it is an offence under the Railway Safety Act to enter on land where a rail line is situated. Violators are deemed to be trespassing and are subject to a fine of $125.

Posted on July 10, 2018