On May 17, 2015 just before 5:00 p.m. they entered Sears Canada on King Street and proceeded to the women’s shoe department where they selected a pair of white Adidas running shoes valued at $70. They exited the store making no attempt to pay for the merchandise. A store employee confronted them outside and they returned the shoes however fled on foot prior to police arrival. Attempts were made to locate the pair however the man had a false address on his Probation Order.
Shortly after 2:00 a.m. this morning, officers located the man and woman at a residence on Grand Avenue East in Chatham. The 45-year-old man and 34-year-old woman, both of Chatham, have been charged with theft under $5000 and possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. The man was additionally charged with breaching his Probation Order. They have both been held in custody pending a bail hearing.