A 37-year-old man has been charged with attempted break and entry, possession of break-in instruments and breach of a court order in connection with an incident early this morning in Corner Brook.
Members of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary street patrol unit responded to an alarm at a business in the Windsor Street area around 12:30 a.m. this morning.
Police say there was evidence of attempted forced entry into the business but no one was found at the scene.
Around 2:15 a.m., officers came upon a suspicious vehicle in the Windsor Street area. Further investigation by the officers led to the arrest of the driver.
The man was held in custody for a court appearance in Corner Brook provincial court sometime today.
RNC Patrol Services is continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the RNC at 637-4100 or Crime
Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). People can also provide information anonymously on the Newfoundland Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.