Break and enter to a residence New Year’s Night

Salmon Arm

2021-01-06 16:49 PST

File # 2021-4

On January 1, 2021 at approximately 3:15 a.m., a home owner on 4th Avenue SE was awoken by an unknown person he heard and saw leaving his residence. 911 was called and the police attended quickly.

Investigators were able to follow footprints and located a man in the area, matching the description of the suspect

The man was arrested and held in police custody as the investigation continued. The suspect, who is from Salmon Arm, will be facing charges of break and enter and possession of stolen property in court as a result of this act. The stolen property that was recovered will be returned to the home owner.

As a result of this investigation the same suspect was connected to another residential break and enter which was not discovered until 10 a.m. on January 1, 2021.

In this incident keys and tools from a vehicle were taken from inside a home on 21 Street SE in Salmon Arm.

The police investigation into both of these matters continue.

Released by:
S/Sgt. Scott West
Salmon Arm RCMP
Detachment Commander
 

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