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Break and Enter Thief Caught In The Act

Broadcast time: 9:25 am Date: May 24, 2019

On May 24, 2019, at approximately 2:30 am, officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of London Line regarding a break and enter in progress being reported and monitored through video surveillance by a security company.

As officers attended the scene and began searching the area around the fenced in compound they came across a hole cut in the fence and a man, dressed all in black, attempting to exit from that hole.

The male was immediately placed into custody. The thief had already removed generators, a lawn mower, and was in the process of trying to get a barbeque out of the compounded area.

The accused in this matter, Joseph Austin Boose, 20 years of age, faces the following charges:

  1. Break and Enter
  2. Mischief under $5000
  3. Possession of break and enter instruments
  4. Possession of property obtained by crime
  5. Theft under $5000

The accused remains in custody awaiting a bail hearing.

Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Media Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6168

Email: 168@police.sarnia.on.ca