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Man charged in bakery break and enter


A Happy Valley-Goose Bay man was charged today after an RCMP investigation into a recent case of break and enter in the community.

The RCMP arrested and charged the 24-year old man for the crime which took place on Aug. 30.

The break and enter occurred at Voisey’s Bakery and Convenience, causing damage to the building and property loss. 

The man was to appear in court today, to face the charge of break and enter, but he is also facing additional charges unrelated to this incident.  RCMP say the man is known to police and has a related criminal record.

 "This was a combined effort between Detachment General duty members, the Labrador Forensic Identification Section and our Crime Prevention Unit," said  S/Sgt Don Rogers.   

Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP are asking anyone with information on any criminal activity to contact the Goose Bay RCMP at (709) 896- 3383 or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges as result of the tip, callers qualify for a cash award of up to $2,000. 

The RCMP arrested and charged the 24-year old man for the crime which took place on Aug. 30.

The break and enter occurred at Voisey’s Bakery and Convenience, causing damage to the building and property loss. 

The man was to appear in court today, to face the charge of break and enter, but he is also facing additional charges unrelated to this incident.  RCMP say the man is known to police and has a related criminal record.

 "This was a combined effort between Detachment General duty members, the Labrador Forensic Identification Section and our Crime Prevention Unit," said  S/Sgt Don Rogers.   

Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP are asking anyone with information on any criminal activity to contact the Goose Bay RCMP at (709) 896- 3383 or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges as result of the tip, callers qualify for a cash award of up to $2,000. 

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