April 25th, 2019 - A fifteen year old has been charged with one count Mischief Under
$5000 after the individual carved their initials into the holding cell wall at the
Elgin County Court house. The youth was already in custody on charges waiting for
a court appearance when security video recorded the youth using the handcuffs they
were wearing to scrape into the cell wall.
Thirty six year old Robert Daniel Smith of St. Thomas was arrested last night around
10:30 pm on Talbot Street near Horton. Smith was wanted by police after he was recorded
on security video stealing a bike. The owner reported the bike stolen after noticing
it missing from the common area of a Talbot Street apartment building where it had
been left locked to a banister. Smith is now charged one count Theft Under $5000.
He was taken into custody without incident and was held at the Colin McGregor Justice
Building for Court.