Man with break-in tools caught thanks to call to police
An assault and stolen vehicle investigation that started in Owen Sound led to six charges on Saturday, April 22, 2017 against a woman suspected of impaired driving and assault.
Published Sunday, August 13, 2017 10:51AM EDT
Owen Sound police say they were able to catch a potential thief in action thanks to an alert citizen.
Police were called to 14th Street and 2nd Avenue just after midnight Sunday by a citizen who said a man was looking into windows of businesses in the area.
Police were able to quickly locate the man matching the description of the prowler.
Police say the man threw away a tin which was found to contain a small quantity of narcotics. He was arrested and searched and officials say they found him to be in possession of break and enter tools as well as a mask and rubber gloves.
A 24-year-old Owen Sound man is chared with possession of break and enter tools and possession of narcotics.