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Male Arrested for Multiple Break and Enter

The Cobourg Police Service has arrested a male after a comprehensive investigation into several break and enters in the Town of Cobourg, specifically in the Downtown. This investigation has resulted in a successful conclusion due to the combined efforts of uniform patrol, the Cobourg Police Service Forensic Identification Unit, Special Constables all under the direction or the Criminal Investigations section.

On Friday the 5th day of October  2018, at approximately11:30 am, police located the male at a residence in the downtown core.  A 41 year old male, Vincent Stephens of no fixed address has been charged with none (9) counts of Break/Enter and Theft and Fail to Appear for the Identification of Criminals Act.

He is being held for a Show Cause Hearing on October 6th, 2018.

The investigation continues into other incidents, and further information will be made available at a later date.

Victims of these Break and Enters are being contacted at this time in continuation of this investigation.

Criminal investigations of this sort do not have successful outcomes without the support of the community. Chair of the Cobourg Downtown Business and Improvement Association, Mr. Adam Bureau commented “That he is relieved this crime spike has hopefully ended. The DBIA

Board stands by our Police Service and will continue our partnership with the police as we to work together for the betterment and safety of our members and the public in our downtown.”

 Any questions may be directed to the Cobourg Police Service by calling the writer. .