Halifax District RCMP have charged a Dartmouth man following a house alarm call in Cole Harbour last evening.
At 7:30 p.m. members responded to a residence in the 0-100 block of Taranaki Drive and determined the home had been broken into and several items of jewelry were missing. Through the course of the investigation, members were able to identify a possible suspect.
RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit and Halifax Regional Police Quick Response Team assisted by attending the suspect’s residence and arrested him a short time later without incident. The suspect was found to be in possession of the stolen jewelry from Taranaki Drive valued at approximately $15,000.
Lewis Perry Cain, 64, of Dartmouth, was remanded into custody and will be appearing in Dartmouth Provincial Court today where he is facing charges for Break and Enter and Commit, Possession of Property obtained by Crime Over $5,000 and three counts of Fail to Comply With Recognizance.
The investigation is continuing.
Source : Media Release