Brampton man charged in relation to Caledon thefts

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Published March 22, 2022 at 5:11 pm

A Brampton man has been charged in relation to eight separate shoplifting incidents that occurred in Caledon over va span of two months.

The Caledon detachement of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Caledon Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) executed a search warrant and laid charges in relation to the string of shopliftings. The first theft was investigated on Jan. 4. Seven additional incidents were reported by two Caledon businesses, the last one being on March 8 when an employee was assaulted.

A suspect was identified and a search warrant was sought and executed on March 18.

As a result of the investigation, Michael Celenza, a 24-year-old from Brampton, was charged with robbery with theft and eight counts of theft under $5,000 — shoplifting.

The accused is scheduled to appear in an Orangeville court on June 2.

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