Three men arrested following home invasion in GFW

Published on January 20, 2013
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Police in central Newfoundland have arrested three men in connection with a home invasion in Grand Falls-Windsor on Saturday.

Troy Gear, 24, Brian Grech, 24, and Paul Mahar, 22, appeared in weekend and statutory holidays court by teleconference on Sunday. Gear was released from custody and will return to court at a later date, while the other two men have been remanded into custody.

Grech and Mahar are scheduled to appear at provincial court in Grand Falls-Windsor on Monday.

According to police, Mahar is charged with two counts of assault with a weapon, one count of being unlawfully in a dwelling house, and one count of breaching probation.

Grech faces two counts of assault with a weapon, one count of uttering threats, and one count of breaching recognizance. Gear is charged with a single count of being unlawfully in a dwelling house.

Grand Falls-Windsor District RCMP were assisted by Gander District RCMP, police dog services and forensic identification services in making the arrests.

Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to contact the RCMP at 489-2121 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

This story has been edited from an earlier version.