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Michael Schmidt and hidden cameras case in court Mon. Oct. 26, Walkerton

Folks are invited to come to the Walkerton Court House On Monday October 26 at 9:30 am to show their support. The address is 207 Cayley Street, Walkerton.

In other news, this Saturday Oct. 24th, farm-share members will be coming together at the farm to help harvest the apples.

More on the charges to be addressed in court Oct. 26th

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Michael Schmidt is charged with theft over removal of MNR roadside cameras

From the Owen Sound Sun Times:

Farmer Michael Schmidt shares a toast with farm share members at last Tuesday’s farm products distribution in Thornhill while a Toronto Sun photographer immortalizes the moment. Speculation is that authorities don’t like Mr. Schmidt’s work for food freedom, but have taken to using indirect measures such as the theft charge described in this story to try to shut him down.

“Durham-area raw milk farmer Michael Schmidt is facing theft and mischief charges in connection with cameras that were found along the road near his farm.

Schmidt, 61, has been charged with theft under $5,000 and mischief in relation to two cameras belonging to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry that had been placed along Conc. 2 near his farm.

He is scheduled to appear in court in Walkerton on Oct. 26.

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