Two residents of Highlands East have been charged with a variety of offences following the recovery of stolen items worth $80000.The OPP East Region’s street crime unit executed warrants at a residence on Squirrel Lane on June 11 and 18 recovering stolen property including ATVs watercraft kayaks generators a hot tub electronics power and hand tools and a picnic table./Submitted photo

Police charge man in Lucky Dollar attempted robbery

Published Oct. 10 2017

A 35-year-old man from Lindsay has been charged with several offences related to an attempted robbery on July 11 at the Lucky Dollar in Gooderham.

The man has been charged with robbery with violence disguise with intent possession of property obtained in a crime four counts of failing to comply with a probation order and overcoming resistance by attempting to choke suffocate or strangle another person.

He was arrested on Oct. 6 and held for a bail hearing in Lindsay.

According to police on July 11 two men had attempted to steal from the Lucky Dollar and fled in a 1984 black Buick Grand National.

The investigation is ongoing.