Police in Guelph lay seventh break and enter cost whereas man was in court docket on six others
Investigators with Guelph Police Service have added another break-and-enter charge to a man already facing charges for six other incidents.
On Dec 4, officers were called to a business on Stone Road West around 5 am
They say entry was gained by a rock that was thrown through the front window of a restaurant, and a cash register containing a quantity of cash was stolen.
Members of the Guelph Police Service’s break-in and auto theft or “BEAT” unit went to a home on College Avenue West the next day, Dec. 5, on a separate investigation and executed a search warrant.
They arrested a man at the address and charged him with six counts of break and enter.
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Two days later, members of the BEAT unit recognized the man in a security video from the Stone Road West break-in as the one they arrested in their investigation.
During a court appearance, Guelph police laid a seventh charge of break and enter on a 50-year-old man from Guelph.
He is being held in police custody and will make his next court appearance on Jan. 5, 2023.
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