OPP Make Arrest In Connection With Several Gravenhurst Break And Enters


Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged one person with several offenses related to ongoing investigations into break and enters in Gravenhurst.

Bracebridge OPP, with the assistance of the Muskoka Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), has been investigating several break and enters into business locations that have occurred in the town of Gravenhurst in April and May, 2024. As a result of the investigation, police identified a suspect and on May 6, 2024, attempted to execute an arrest of that person in Gravenhurst. The suspect fled on a bicycle and a search was conducted into the late evening with the assistance of the OPP K9 unit and OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), however the search was unsuccessful in locating the suspect.

At 8:00 a.m. on June 7, 2024, police were dispatched to a break and enter that occurred at the Cultural Healing Centre on the Wahta Mohawk First Nation after the manager noticed a broken window while opening the centre for the day. The investigation revealed that the suspect was the same person related to the ongoing investigation in the town of Gravenhurst. Officers attended an address nearby and located the suspect, who surrendered himself to police.

Police have charged 30-year-old Travis Shelton of Gravenhurst, ON with the following offenses:

  • Break and Enter X 3
  • Being Unlawfully in a Dwelling
  • Mischief Under $5000
  • Resist Peace Officer
  • Fail to Comply with Probation X 2

He has been held in custody and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge for a bail hearing on June 10, 2024.

The investigation into the break and enters in Gravenhurst is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Bracebridge OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You may also submit a tip online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.


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