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Cobourg man arrested twice in 2 days for business break and enter, mischief in downtown: police

A Cobourg man was arrested for break and enter at a downtown business on Wednesday night. Global News Peterborough file

A man was arrested a second time in as many days Wednesday following a reported break and enter at a business in downtown Cobourg.

According to the Cobourg Police Service, around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, officers attended an alarm at a business where they discovered the front window had been broken and the building had been entered.

Officers eventually located a suspect who was allegedly in possession of stolen property, police said.

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Robert Clements, 34, of Cobourg, was charged with break and enter to commit an indictable offence, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, being intoxicated in a public place and failure to comply with probation.

He was released from custody on an undertaking with a future court date in Cobourg.

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On Monday Clements was charged with mischief under $5,000 after a portable toilet (porta-potty) was pushed over in the downtown area, police said.

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