Rash of break and enters in Whitefish River during March Break


WHITEFISH RIVER FIRST NATION–The United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin (UCCM) Anishnaabe Police are investigating four break, enter and theft reports that occurred to residences on the Whitefish River First Nation during the period of the March Break and the Little Native Hockey League tournament in Mississauga.

A fifth home had property damaged when culprit(s) attempted to gain entry but were not successful.

In all four homes the culprit(s) gained entry into the home while most of the occupants were away on family vacation, explains Police Chief Rodney Nahwegahbow in a press release.

Various electronic and other personal property was stolen such as flat screen televisions of various sizes and makes, from 32″ to 46″ screens, PS3 games, Blue Ray discs, DVDs, an Internet router, food items and various coins valued at $130.

Police gathered evidence from each of the break and enter scenes band are seeking public assistance. Anybody with information on this investigation or any other crime is asked to contact the UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service at 1-888-377-7135, or the Ontario Provincial Police Provincial Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122. Anonymous tips can also be directed to the Sudbury Rainbow Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.