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Monday, January 9, 2017

Two Burk’s Falls men face break-in charges

On Sunday, following two separate break and enter investigations, North Bay Police arrested and charged two men.

Nicholas Roland Lauriault, age 19, of Burk’s Falls was charged with:
One count of break, enter and commit theft; and
One count of break and enter with intent to commit an offence.

Wyatt Mark Scheuneman, age 19, of Burk’s Falls was charged with:
One count of break, enter and theft; and
One count of break and enter with intent to commit an offence.

It is alleged that on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 at about 8 p.m., the two accused entered the gated property of a business located on Birchs Road, and removed and took auto parts from two parked vehicles.

It is also alleged that on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, the two accused entered the gated property of the same business. Shortly after 2 a.m., while on general patrol, North Bay Police saw them on the property, where they were both arrested.

Both accused were later released from custody with a court date scheduled for Feb. 14, 2017.

Festive R.I.D.E stats

The results of the North Bay Police Service’s Festive R.I.D.E. campaign are in.

Over the holiday season, officers conducted R.I.D.E. on 13 different occasions, representing a total of 2,004 vehicles stopped. One driver was charged with impaired.

The North Bay Police Service conducts its Festive R.I.D.E. campaign aimed at reducing impaired driving from the end of November to early January every year when holiday celebrations peak. However, motorists are advised that police conduct R.I.D.E. stops all year long.

Under section 253 of Canada’s Criminal Code, driving while impaired by alcohol or a drug is a criminal offense.



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