Opioid Thieves Found Via Social Media

Manitoba Post StaffNews

ROBLIN – On September 8, 2019, at approximately 7:15 pm, RCMP responded to a break and enter at a business on Main Street in Roblin. A male and female suspect gained entry to the business by breaking the lock on the door. They took a quantity of medication (opioids) and then fled in a vehicle. The suspects were captured on video and the business owner immediately posted the photos on social media.

At approximately 1:00 am the following morning, a citizen in Yorkton, SK, recognized the suspects from the video being shared on social media, and called police. Yorkton, RCMP arrested 49-year-old Gerald Ainsworth, of Midland Ontario, and 42-year-old Ronni Chartrand, of Swan River.

Both have been charged with multiple offences including Break and Enter, Possession of a Schedule I substance (Opioid), Possession of Stolen Property and Possession of a Weapon.