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Arrest made in Theft of Poppy Donation Box,
Jermaine Vincent Archibald, 32

Broadcast time: 11:30
Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Unit: 53 Division
Phone: 416-808-5300
Case #: 2020-2083803

On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at approximately 7:30 a.m., the Toronto Police Service received a call for a theft of a Poppy donation box at a grocery store in the Yonge Street and Rowanwood Avenue area.

It is alleged:

- a man entered the store and placed the donation box down the front of his pants

- the store employees were able to apprehend the man and contact police

- the money was fully recovered

On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Jermaine Vincent Archibald, 32, of no fixed address was arrested.

He is charged with:

1. Theft Under
2. Fail to Comply Probation

He is scheduled to appear in court at College Park on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at 2 p.m., courtroom 505.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.

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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Matt Mungal, 53 Division