Two people face numerous charges after local schools were locked down while police searched for an alleged third suspect.

On February 14th, before noon, the West Parry Sound OPP stopped a car on Parry Sound Drive in Parry Sound.

The car initially avoided police, though when stopped, advised officers that a third passenger left on foot. Police arrested two people from the car and Officers immediately and began searching.

As a precautionary measure McDougal Public School, Parry Sound High School, Parry Sound Public School, and St Peter the Apostle Catholic School initiated a hold and secure procedures.

Police completed the search and had no reason to believe there was a third passenger.

John Nanibush, a 30-year-old man from Penetanguishene was arrested and charged with theft over $5000 of a motor vehicle, possessing property obtained by crime over $5000  in Canada, theft under $5000 – shoplifting, possessing property obtained by crime under $5000 – in Canada, flight from a peace officer,  dangerous operation, obstruct peace officer, public mischief, and failure to comply with Recognizance,

Naomi Shawana, a 31-year-old woman from Sudbury was arrested and charged with theft over $5000 of a car, possessing property obtained by crime over $5000 – in Canada, theft under $5000 – shoplifting, possessing property obtained by crime under $5000 – in Canada, flight from peace officer, dangerous operation, obstruct peace officer, public mischief, fail to comply with recognizance,  and four counts of a failure to comply with probation order.

Both were held in custody. Shawana is appearing in bail court by video today at noon and Nanibush will have his first court appearance on February 21st.