By Adam Brazeau
CORNWALL, Ontario – A Cornwall man was arrested for getting his nicotine fix by stealing smokes at several stores, police said.
Smoking is an expensive habit. A Cornwall man was arrested for stealing his cigarettes instead of paying for them, police said.
Police allege Cameron Brassard, 51, attended multiple convenience stores on Sept. 15 and Sept. 18 and removed packs of cigarettes without any intent to cough up some cash.
Police were contacted and during the investigation the man’s identity was confirmed. Brassard was arrested on Sept. 19 and charged with two counts of theft under $5000. He was released with a future court date.