Arrest made in Remembrance Day theft of poppy donation box
A woman purchases a poppy in Ottawa on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. (The Canadian Press / Justin Tang)
Chris Fox, CP24.com
Published Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:50AM EST
Last Updated Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:57AM EST
Police have made an arrest in the Remembrance Day theft of a poppy donation box from a YMCA in Oshawa.
The box was taken from the counter of a YMCA on Mary Street at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Police subsequently arrested someone on Monday elsewhere in Oshawa after observing an individual who matched the description of the suspect.
Dennis Klawitter is charged with theft under $5,000, breach of probation, possession of a schedule 1 substance (marijuana) and possession of a schedule 1 substance (cocaine).
Klawitter has been released from custody on a promise to appear in court.