ISLAND VIEW â€” A 21-year-old man is facing several charges after a series of break, enter and thefts over the weekend.
Cape Breton Regional Police
Early Sunday morning members of the Cape Breton Regional Police responded to an alarm call at a residence in Island View, near Eskasoni.
Upon arrival police determined that a break and enter had occurred at the residence, as well as at several nearby residences and barns. Several items were reported stolen. The police K9 team was brought in and as a result of further investigation police recovered some of the stolen items and arrested a man who has since been charged. John Coady MacDonald is charged with possession of break-in instruments, possession of stolen goods, and break and enter/theft.
He was remanded to the Cape Breton Correctional Centre and will appear in provincial court in Sydney today.
The investigation is ongoing and further arrests and charges are expected to be laid by police.
The police are asking anyone with any information about this incident to contact them at 563-5151 or through Crime Stoppers at 562-8477 and online at www.capebretoncrimestoppers.ca.