Residents of Scarborough and Etobicoke, as well as an unidentified youth, have been charged after a Ramara business was robbed earlier this month.
According to police, at approximately 6:20 p.m. on Nov. 1, seven people entered a business on Highway 12. The people who entered the store reportedly distracted the clerk while others entered the residence and business area.
On Tuesday (Nov. 27), the Orillia OPP Major Crime Unit and Community Street Crime Unit, assisted by York Regional Police Service District 5 Property Crime Unit, York Regional Police Service Emergency Response Unit, The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Canada Border Service Agency executed a search warrant at a Toronto-area residence.
As a result, police arrested 23-year-old Alina Nistor of Scarborough, 27-year-old Martin Tomescu of Etobicoke and a youth who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act. All three were charged with Theft over $5,000 and Break and Enter in relation to this incident.
The youth was released on a Promise to Appear and an Officer in Charge Undertaking. The adults were remanded into custody and scheduled to appear, on Monday (Dec. 3), for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie.