SYDNEY â€” A 21-year-old Sydney man is scheduled to return to provincial court Wednesday for a bail hearing after being arrested over the weekend.
John Coady MacDonald was charged after Cape Breton Regional Police responded to an alarm call at a residence in Island View, near Eskasoni, Sunday.
In arriving on scene, police determined that a break and enter had occurred at the residence along with several nearby residences and barns. Several articles items were reported stolen.
MacDonald is charged with possession of break-in instruments, possession of stolen goods, and break and enter and theft.
He made a brief court appearance Monday and was remanded back to the Cape Breton Correctional Centre pending the outcome of a bail hearing set for Wednesday.
The police investigation is continuing.