Wanted 45 year old male is charged with five commercial thefts

Posted On Thursday October 31, 2019
Wanted John BORRENS
Wanted John BORRENS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, October 31, 2019      11:00am  

(Ottawa) — Between March 19th and October 25th 2019, a lone male suspect attended five different jewelry stores in Ottawa and stole expensive rings as he posed as a customer. 

Investigators from West Criminal Investigations identified John BORRENS, 45 years old, of Ottawa, as the individual responsible for these thefts. 

BORRENS is wanted on five counts of Theft over $5000, 11 counts of Breach of probation and one count of Breach recognizance. 

He is described as a Caucasian male, 5’7”(170cm), 119 lbs (54kg) with brown hair with grey at the sides (see photo). 

Anyone with information regarding the current whereabouts of John BORRENS is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2666. 

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.

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