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Summerside police make arrests for thefts

['Summerside Police Services']
['Summerside Police Services']

The separate incidences include motor vehicle theft and theft of a number of bags of wood pellets

Man charged for December motor vehicle theft

Summerside Police Services charged a man for a motor vehicle theft believed to have taken place on Dec. 9, 2017.

Police received a call that morning from a resident of Crozier Drive in Summerside, reporting that his vehicle had been stolen from his driveway overnight.

Investigation by police identified a suspect in the matter early on, however, police were not able to locate the person, a 25-year-old Summerside man, until recently and arrested him for theft of a motor vehicle.

He has been released from custody and will appear in court at a later date to answer to the charge.

Arrest made in theft of wood pellets

Summerside police have arrested a man after receiving a call of stolen bags of wood pellets from a business.

Police received the report on the morning of Jan. 9. The bags of pellets are believed to have been taken sometime the previous night.

The suspect, a 21-year-old Summerside man, was arrested on Jan. 19 and will appear in court at a later date to answer to the charge of theft under $5,000.

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