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1 arrested in McKenzie Island B&E

By Adam Riley Jul 28, 2023 | 8:26 AM

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Ontario Provincial Police in Red Lake have arrested and charged a 46 year old man in connection to a break-in on McKenzie Island.

Police received a complaint just before 6:30 a.m. Saturday of a suspicious person on the island.

An investigation revealed one home had been broken into.

When officers located and took the man into custody he was in possession of a pellet gun and some drugs believed to be methamphetamine.

The accused faces a number of charges including:

·      Carrying a Concealed Weapon

·      Break, Enter Dwelling house – Commit Indictable Offence

·      Mischief Under $5,000

·      Failure to Comply with Release Order – Other than to Attend Court – two counts

·      Fail to Comply with Probation Order

He has since been remanded into custody and is expected to appear in a Kenora courtroom at a later date.


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