A 47-year-old local man has been arrested for breaking and entering into an apartment complex in the 3000 block of Laburnum Drive in Trail. Trail Times file photo

Trail RCMP arrest local man for break and enter

Search of the suspect discovered tools for breaking into coin operated machines

A 47-year-old local man has been arrested for breaking and entering into an apartment complex in the 3000 block of Laburnum Drive in Trail.

The RCMP said the man, who was arrested on Monday (Dec. 3), was also in possession of break-in tools.

According to a press release from the Trail and Greater District RCMP Detachment, a member of Trail detachment was driving by the apartment complex when he spotted the well-known local male lurking about the building.

Upon a further investigation, the police officer discovered that the male had broken into the apartment complex. The male did not gain access to the residential dwellings while inside the apartment complex.

Police located and arrested the suspect. A search of the suspect discovered tools for breaking into coin operated machines. Police suspect that the coin operated laundry machines were to be targeted by this suspect.

The suspect was held in custody and was due to make an appearance in court Tuesday (Dec. 4).

The Trail and Greater RCMP Detachment continue to investigate the suspect for the break-in to the apartment complex and for possessing break-in tools.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

RDCK rescinds evacuation alert for properties near Talbott Creek fire

Cooler and wetter condition are expected to help crews fight fire in coming days

Citing stability, B.C. Premier calls snap election for Oct. 24

John Horgan meets with Lieutenant Governor to request vote

School District 20 reports COVID case in Rossland school

A case of COVID-19 was reported at Rossland Summit School on Monday

Community comes together to create outdoor classroom at Kootenay school

Brent Kennedy Elementary has a new learning space thanks to an inspired teacher Kalesnikoff Lumber

Rossland Curling Club faces fee increase to continue using arena

The club will have to pay five per cent more this upcoming season to use facility

COVID-19: 4 more deaths, 366 new cases in B.C. since Friday

A total of 8,208 people in B.C. have tested positive for COVID-19 since January

First full day of B.C.’s election campaign begins amid COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson and the Green party’s Sonia Furstenau criticized John Horgan’s decision

RCMP issue two $2,300 COVID fines at same Metro Vancouver vacation rental within 24 hours

Cpl. Mike Kalanj said it was ‘quite frankly appalling’ to see parties breaking COVID-19 rules

Here’s how voting amid a pandemic will happen in B.C.

Elections BC has worked with the provincial health office to determine safety protocols for voting

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

B.C. privacy commissioner will hear First Nations complaints about COVID

The hearing will rely on written submissions from the Indigenous governments as well as the Ministry of Health

Majority of Canadians support wearing masks during COVID-19, oppose protests: poll

Nearly 90 per cent felt wearing a mask was a civic duty because it protects others from COVID-19

Paper towel in short supply as people stay home, clean more, industry leader says

While toilet paper consumption has returned to normal levels, paper towel sales continue to outpace pre-COVID levels

Most Read