On February 1, 2015 officers from the Crime Suppression Unit located and arrested 39 year old William Brett Barkley of Wellington Street East, Sault Ste. Marie. In the early morning hours William Barkley was observed by the officers breaking the glass at a west end business in an attempt to gain entry.
When the officers arrested Barkley he was found to be in possession of a screwdriver which was being used to assist him in the break in. Barkley was charged with break and enter with intent to commit an indictable offence and possession of break in tools. The accused will be in bail court February 2.
Keyboard and Mouse
On February 1, 2015 55 year old William Johnston of Walnut St, Sault Ste. Marie attended a store in the Station Mall. While in the store the accused selected a computer keyboard and mouse valued at $29.96. Upon exiting the store the accused failed to pay for the selected items and was arrested by store security. Police attended and found the accused was also on an undertaking with a condition to notify any changes of his address, which he failed to do as well as a probation order with a condition to keep the peace and be of good behavior which he failed to do. The accused was charged with theft under $5000, breach of undertaking and breach of probation. The accused will attend court on March 9th.