Break and Enters to residential garages – Two Male Youth Arrested

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Source: BPS News Release

On October 24, 2022 at approximately 12:30 am, police responded to a report of a break and enter to a garage in the 500 block of 16th street.  Suspects forced their way into the garage and rummaged through a truck and storage area.

While police were attending to the B&E, they received a report of an alarm to another garage in the 1600 block of Park Ave.  Investigation revealed that suspects were unsuccessful in their attempts to break into that location, and two suspects were seen running from the area.

Police established a perimeter in the area and the Police Service Dog Unit attended to track the suspects.

Other reports were received of a truck window that had been broken in the 1500 block of College Ave, where a cell phone and change purse stolen, and another in the 800 block of 16th street the suspects forced open the door to a garage.  There the suspects were found hiding under a vehicle in the garage before they were arrested.

Upon their arrest, police found them to be in possession of bear mace.

The 17-year-old male youth was found to be wanted on outstanding charges of Fail to Attend Court.  He was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today on additional charges of Break and Enter X2, Mischief Under $5000, Theft Under $5000 and Possession of a Weapon.

The 17-year-old male youth was to abide by release conditions with a curfew.  He was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today on charges of Fail to Comply with Release Order, Break and Enter X2, Mischief Under $5000, Theft Under $5000 and Possession of a Weapon.