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Man Gets Little of Value after Climbing Wall to Commit Break and Enter

Release Date: August 11, 2017



A 45-year-old local man found little of value to steal after climbing over a wall to break into a manufacturing area.


On August 9, 2017 at approximately 4:30 p.m. the accused was captured on surveillance cameras climbing over a wall to enter a manufacturing area at Sir John A MacDonald Boulevard and Princess Street. The accused gained access to one building where he searched thoroughly for valuable property before stealing two items worth less than $30 combined. 


The investigating officer recognized the accused from the video and approximately 24 hours later he was caught by Detectives who spotted him walking down Fraser Street.


The accused was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day. The accused was charged with break and enter and theft.