Two London, Ontario Residents Charged After Wawa Theft Report

Two Southwestern Ontario residents are facing charges after a theft report in Wawa.

Superior East Ontario Provincial Police say a local business reported around 4:25 Saturday afternoon that a motor vehicle was taken without a tow bill being paid.

Officers conducted patrols, but the vehicle wasn't located until about 8:30 Sunday morning, when it was spotted travelling westbound on Highway 17 and officers stopped the vehicle in White River Township.

According to police, investigation led to the arrest of a 33-year-old London, Ontario man on charges of: theft of motor vehicle; possession of property obtained by crime under $5000; possession of break-in instruments; operation while prohibited; driving while under suspension; and operate a motor vehicle without insurance.

A 36-year-old London, Ontario woman was also arrested, charged with theft of a motor vehicle, possession of property obtained by crime under $5000, and possession of break-in instruments.

Both have been held in custody to appear in court today.