Suspect arrested in another Midland Poppy box theft

A woman purchases a poppy in Ottawa on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. (The Canadian Press / Justin Tang)

Officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Southern Georgian Bay Detachment responded at 6:24 p.m. November 10, 2020 to a report of a theft of a Royal Canadian Legion poppy cash donation box from a restaurant on County Road 93 in Midland.

Through investigation a suspect was identified from a recent similar investigation and in the morning of November 11, 2020 Jeremy Nelson BUMSTEAD 46 years of Tay Township was arrested and charged with the following offences.

  • Theft Under $5000
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order
  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 - in Canada
  • Fail to Comply with Undertaking

Contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused was held for a video bail hearing and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Midland at a future date.