Man arrested and charged in alleged break and enter


2024-03-08 10:20 PST

File # 2024-5890

Shortly after 11:15 pm on February 22, 2024 Richmond RCMP attended the 7300 block of Westminster Highway for a possible break and enter in progress.

Richmond RCMP Frontline officers quickly contained the area. As Richmond RCMP officers were containing the building, a man exited the business through the front door and attempted to leave the area on foot.

Richmond RCMP frontline officers located and arrested the man immediately.

This is just one of many examples of what our frontline officers are doing on a daily basis in support of public safety in Richmond, says Inspector Mike Roberts, Officer-in-charge of Richmond RCMP Frontline Operations, From responding to calls to 9-1-1 or the non-emergency line to conducting proactive patrols, our officers are working hard 24/7 to keep Richmond safe.

The suspect was arrested and held in-custody.

Simon James Elliot has been charged with one count of break and enter under Section 348(1)(A) of the Criminal Code.

This investigation remains active and ongoing.

Released by:

Cpl. Adriana O'Malley
Media Relations Officer
Richmond RCMP
11411 No 5 Road, Richmond, BC, V7A 4E8
Office: 604-207-5189
Fax: 604-207-4716


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