A Lindsay man faces multiple theft charges in two separate incidents within a span of five hours on Thursday.
The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service says around 7:20 a.m., the owner of a pickup truck confronted a man who was removing tools from the vehicle parked on William Street North in Lindsay.
The suspect fled the area. Police were notified and located a suspect.
Joshua Wicks, 37, of Lindsay, was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.
He was released from custody.
However, police say around noon they received a call from a Kent Street West retail store where security had detained a man who had attempted to defraud the business. No details were provided.
Following an investigation into this incident, Wicks was arrested and charged with fraud under $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.
He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Lindsay on May 21 to answer to the charges for both incidents, police said.
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