The Timmins Police responded to a report of a suspicious male scaling backyard fences in a residential neighborhood in the south end of the city of Timmins yesterday afternoon.
While patrolling the area, the Timmins Police were made aware of a break-in to an apartment in the area where an electronic gaming device had been stolen.
The responding Timmins Police Service officers began their investigation and quickly had a description of the stolen item.
While completing patrols of the immediate area, a suspect was located.
Based on investigative measures undertaken by the officers, the suspect was arrested without incident and the stolen item in question was recovered a short while later.
Dominique SCOTT, 28, of Timmins was arrested and charged with:
- Break and Enter of Dwelling House contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
- Mischief Under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
- Possession of Property obtained by Crime contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
The accused has been held in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated to take place this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins.