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10 charges laid in Guelph break-in investigation

Guelph police say a 47-year-old man is facing 10 charges in connection to a break-in investigation. Global News / File

Guelph police say a 47-year-old man is facing 10 charges in connection to a break-in investigation over the Civic Holiday long weekend.

Multiple thefts, along with a break-in to a storage unit, were reported from the yard of a business in the city’s east end.

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Police said the accused allegedly committed three separate break-ins between Friday and Monday.

Scrap metal and other items were stolen.

Police also alleged that the same suspect previously stole from the business in July.

Few details were provided, but police said in a news release on Wednesday that officers were able to locate a suspect and arrest him.

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A Guelph man faces nine counts of theft under $5,000 and one count of breaking and entering.

He will appear in court on Sept. 20.

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