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Rumours have abounded in Port Stanley the last few days that four men, all Port Stanley residents, were arrested for the theft of and damage to the OPP boat. The facts, as follow, are one St Thomas man has been arrested in relation to the incident and police are seeking one Port Stanley man.

Elgin County OPP Crime Unit has arrested one male and a second male is wanted in connection with the theft and destruction of the Elgin County OPP Police Boat in the early morning hours of June 25, 2014.

Police have arrested and charged Michael James LARSON, age 20 of St. Thomas, Ontario, in connection with the theft and arson of the police boat. He was arrested without incident on Saturday June 28th, 2014. He has been charged with:

  • 1. Theft Over $5,000
  • 2. Arson

LARSON remains in custody pending a show cause bail hearing scheduled for today, June 30, 2014.

A second male, Gerald Robert JACQUES (aka J.J.), age 37 of Port Stanley, Ontario, is currently wanted in connection with the theft and arson. He has been charged with:

  • 1. Theft Over $5000
  • 2. Arson
  • 3. Possession of Property Obtained by Crime

JACQUES is described as a white male, age 37 standing 188cm (6'2" tall) and weighing 93kg (205lbs). He has brown hair, a brush cut, blue eyes, and facial hair on the bottom of his chin. He has a tattoo of an anchor on his right forearm and a tattoo of the Greek god Neptune on his left forearm. Police believe JACQUES is avoiding police.

If you have information about or know the whereabouts of JACQUES you are asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or contact your nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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