St. John Valley

RCMP arrest two men in connection with break-in, theft in Clair, N.B.

The Royal Canadian Mounted police have arrested and charged two local men in connection with an investigation into the recovery of stolen property from a hardware store in Clair, N.B.

Dany Jean Guy Langevin, 33, and David Camille Dionne, 36, both from Clair, appeared in Edmundston Provincial Court on Dec. 27, according to a press release the RCMP issued on Friday, Dec. 28.

Officials charged Langevin with breaking and entering to commit an indictable offense, possession of stolen property and breach of probation. They charged Dionne with breaking and entering to commit an indictable offense and breach of probation.

Members of the West District RCMP executed a search warrant on Dec. 24 at a residence on Principale Street in Clair. Copper pipes and wires were recovered, which an investigation revealed to be from a theft that had taken place the night before at the Clair Home Hardware on Avenue Des Erables, according to the press release.

Both men remain in custody pending bail hearings. Langevin is scheduled to appear in Edmundston Provincial Court on Dec. 31, and Dionne is scheduled to return to court on Jan. 8, 2019.

Anyone with information about this incident or other property crimes is asked to contact the West District RCMP at 506-473-3137. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.

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