The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) in Corner Brook has charged a Stephenville man with attempted theft and breach of court orders.
On Saturday, around 2:30 p.m., RNC patrol services responded to a complaint of a theft at Coleman’s grocery store on O’Connell Drive after staff reported observing a man attempting to steal merchandise.
A 40-year-old man from Stephenville was arrested and charged with attempted theft and breaching two court orders.
He appeared in court Sunday morning and was remanded to appear in provincial court in Corner Brook again today.
All stolen items were recovered by the business.
Meanwhile, on Sunday, RNC arrested another Corner Brook man as a result of an ongoing investigation.
On Saturday, around 10 a.m., RNC patrol services received a complaint of uttering threats from a Corner Brook man, who reported that another man, known to him, had allegedly threatened to kill him.
Around 2 p.m. Sunday, the suspect was located by police and arrested.
The man remains in custody and has been charged with uttering threats and three breaches of court orders. He was expected to appear in Corner Brook provincial court later today.
According to police, the adult male victim was not injured during this incident.
In another incident in Corner Brook on the weekend, the RNC charged a man with driving a vehicle while prohibited.
Around 8:45 a.m. Sunday, RNC patrol services members were conducting a traffic safety stop on Country Road, when they found a driver under a Canada-wide driving prohibition.
A 32-year-old Corner Brook man was arrested and charged with driving while prohibited under the Criminal Code. He was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act for pirating a vehicle without insurance and operating an unregistered vehicle.
He appeared in court Sunday morning and was released on an undertaking to appear in provincial court in Corner Brook on Oct. 23 at 9:30 a.m.
The vehicle driven by the accused was seized by police.