Male Charged with Break and Enter


On the 24th of January officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 23 year old Derek Battagin of James Street in relation to a break and enter and theft.

It is alleged that on January 19th, 2017 the accused attended a property on Sherbourne Street and took a snow blower valued at $900.00 from the property. Later, on January 24th 2017 the accused is alleged to have entered a house in the 300 block of Northland Road and stolen several tools and other items with a total value of just under $1000.00.

Officers located the accused on January 24th as a result of a traffic stop and he was taken into custody. Mr. Battagin has been charged with;

2 counts of possession of property obtained by crime,
1 count of theft under $5000.00, and;
1 count of break and enter
He will appear in court on February 27th, 2017.