(PICTON, ON) On Monday, March 19, 2018 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the Canine Unit executed a search warrant on Richmond St. Picton.
CSCU units from Prince Edward, Frontenac, Centre Hastings, Bancroft, Quinte West, Napanee and Northumberland executed the search warrant in relation to an on-going multi-jurisdictional Break and Enter investigation. Three persons have been charged as a result.
Charged are Steven Higgins, age 35 of Picton, Robyn Schonauer, age 32 of Brighton. Both have numerous break and enter, theft and possession of stolen property charges and were held for bail. Also charged was Breanna Harry age 21 of Picton who was charged with possession of stolen property. Harry was released on a promise to appear with a court date of May 16, 2018 in Picton.
CSCU members have currently linked the two males to over 50 Break and enters and thefts in the Quinte Area including Hastings, Prince Edward and Northumberland Counties. A vast amount of stolen property has been recovered and still being identified by police.
The investigation is ongoing with possible links to more break and enters, as the stolen property is identified. Police are asking if you were a victim to an unsolved break and enter in the last 5 months to contact your local OPP detachment.