RCMP in Grande Prairie have charged a 23 year old man for the theft of poppy boxes. Police say they responded to a complaint of a poppy box being stolen from a gas station on 100 Avenue on Sunday. They were able to find and arrest the suspect without incident.
Corey Donald Muise has been charged with three counts of theft under $5000, four counts of failing to comply with a probation order, and possession of property obtained by crime.
There have been several complaints of Remembrance Day poppy donations being stolen from businesses in Grande Prairie, but this is the first arrest.