On July 18, 2023, officers with Patrol Services charged 27-year-old Travis Desrosiers with break and enter. The accused was charged again on July 19 and on July 20 for several other break and enter offences.
Between June 18, 2023 and July 19, 2023, 911 Communicators received reports of 10 different break and enters – one in the 0-100 block of Church Street, four in the 100 block of Church Street, one in 0-100 block of Pim Street, and four in the 700 block of Bay Street.
Investigations revealed the suspect, who officers identified as the accused, stole between $1,000 – $2,000 worth of items from the businesses on Church Street and Pim Street on July 12. The accused broke into a multi-unit residence building on Bay Street on four different dates, damaging property and rifling through mailboxes. They also broke into a multi-unit residence building on Church Street on four different dates, damaging property and stealing money.
Officers located and arrested the accused on July 18, 2023, on the strength of a warrant and they were released on an undertaking. They were arrested again on July 19, 2023, after another break and enter, and again on July 20, 2023, while still in custody.
The accused is charged with:
- Break and Enter – Commit an Indictable Offence x6
- Break and Enter – Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence x4
- Mischief Over $5,000
- Mischief Under $5,000 x3
- Theft from Mail
- Failure to Comply with Probation Order x5
- Failure to Comply with Conditions of Release Order
The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing and has been remanded.