Police arrest three in Janetville convenience store robbery, fourth suspect now charged

Three Peterborough men and one Oshawa teenager arrested and charged

Kawartha Lakes OPP are seeking this suspect in the robbery of a Janetville convenience store on March 12, 2020. Two Peterborough men and one Oshawa teenager have already been arrested and charged. (OPP supplied photos)
Kawartha Lakes OPP are seeking this suspect in the robbery of a Janetville convenience store on March 12, 2020. Two Peterborough men and one Oshawa teenager have already been arrested and charged. (OPP supplied photos)

Kawartha Lakes Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are seeking a fourth suspect after arresting three man for a recent break, enter, and theft in Janetville east of Lake Scugog in Kawartha Lakes.

On Thursday, March 12th, the owner of a convenience store on Pigeon Creek Road in Janetville discovered the store had been broken into sometime overnight and contacted police.

Initial investigation shows three suspects entered the store and removed alcoholic beverages, vaping products, knives, and cigarettes.

With assistance from the public, officers were able arrest a teenager and three man.

Police have already arrested and charged the two men and teenager shown in these photos. (OPP supplied photos)
Police have already arrested and charged the two men and teenager shown in these photos. (OPP supplied photos)

A 15-year-old Oshawa resident has been charged with break and enter, disguise with intent, and three counts of failure to comply with a sentence contrary to the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The teenager, who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on June 16, 2020.

James Heather, 58, of Peterborough has been charged with break and enter and disguise with intent.

Riley Richards, 19, of Peterborough has been charged with break and enter, disguise with intent, and three counts of failure to comply with a probation order.

Both men are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on June 25, 2020.

Investigators are now working to identify a fourth suspect in the crime (see the feature photo in this story).

Anyone having information on this crime or any others is asked to contact the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Information can also be reported anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by visiting www.kh.crimestoppersweb.com and submitting an anonymous tip online.

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