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Homeowners return to find thief drinking beer in their garage

The owners also noted that the person had been inside the residence
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OPP

PARRY SOUND — Thieves are usually quick to flee the scene, but this time homeowners returned to find a man sitting in their garage drinking a beer.

OPP say the incident happened in Seguin Twp, just south of Parry Sound on July 30.

"At approximately 7:30 a.m., the owners of a residence on Rose Point Road in Seguin Township returned home to find a person sitting in their garage drinking a beer. The owners also noted that the person had been inside the residence as the interior was disturbed," says an OPP release.

After conducting an investigation: OPP arrested and charged a 34-year-old man of no current address with:

Break and enter a dwelling house - commit an indictable offence

  • Unlawfully in a dwelling house
  • Mischief - interfere with any person in the lawful use, enjoyment or operation of property - under $5,000
  • Theft under $5,000

He is being held in custody and is scheduled to appear for a bail hearing in Parry Sound on August 5.