Black History Month proclamation stolen from an Ontario city hall, Mississauga man charged


Published March 11, 2024 at 7:41 am

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A Mississauga man faces charges after a Black History Month proclamation was stolen from a city hall in Ontario.

The proclamation was reported stolen from a municipal building in the City of Orillia on Feb. 7, OPP said in a press release.

Local news reports indicate it was on display at Orillia’s city hall for public viewing.

The stolen proclamation was recovered and police made an arrest in the case on March 7.

A 45-year-old man from Mississauga is charged with theft under $5,000.

Police didn’t name the man nor did they indicate the motive for the theft.

The man was released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia at a later date in April 2024.

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