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Man faces charges in crime spree that targeted Westwood area

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A man has been charged after a theft and break-and-enter crime spree in the Westwood area of the city that started in April, police said this morning.

Property was removed after entry was gained into garages, and on some occasions, parked vehicles would be ransacked, police said.

Some of the stolen property included: tools, electronics, jewelry, bikes and money.

The break and enters occurred in the following areas:

  • Magellan Bay
  •  Scalena Place
  •  Trigwell Bay
  • Dickens Drive
  •  Galsworthy Place
  •  Coleridge Park Drive
  •  Bering Avenue
  •  Sansome Avenue
  •  Wordsworth Way
  •  Browning Boulevard
  •  Rouge Road
  •  Lamont Boulevard

District 2 Crime Unit arrested a 20-year-old man Wednesday about 9:15 p.m. at his residence.

 The suspect is facing the following charges:

  •  Break, enter a place and commit x 12
  •  Break, enter a place with Intent x 2
  •  Theft under $5,000

The suspect has been released on a Promise to Appear.

The investigation is continuing.

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