Peterborough man arrested in connection with 2 break-ins at same business: police

Peterborough police arrested a man on break and enter charges following an incident on Jan. 14, 2023. Peterborough Police Service

A Peterborough, Ont., man is facing break-and-enter charges after incidents at same north-end business this month.

Around 1:15 a.m. on Saturday, Peterborough Police Service officers were called to a break and enter in progress at a business in the area of Marina Boulevard and Hilliard Street.

Police say officers learned several prescription medications had been taken and identified a person of interest.

Read more: Peterborough police seek 2 suspects after business break-in

Police service dog Gryphon was deployed to complete a track in the area and video surveillance in the area helped officers confirm the person of interest as the suspect.

A short time later, officers located the suspect at a residence and took him into custody.  Officers also found a bag with the stolen items.

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Police also determined that the suspect was one of two individuals wanted in connection with a break and enter at the same business earlier this month.

The 20-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charged with two counts of breaking and entering a place to commit an indictable offence.

The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Feb. 1.

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