WINDSOR, ONT. -- A 29-year-old Windsor man is facing multiple charges in relation to a string of break-and-enters in Essex County last month.

Essex County OPP say the Community Street Crimes unit investigated a number of break-ins at Oil/Change and Lube Shop businesses in early October.

As a result of their investigation Michael Pouget, 29, of Windsor was arrested on Oct. 19 and is facing the following charges:

  • Break, enter and commit theft x2
  • Mischief x2
  • Possession of break-in instruments x2
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Breach of release order
  • Possess prohibited weapon contrary to prohibition order

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. 

To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.