Man arrested during alleged break and enter

November 25, 2019
Moncton, New Brunswick

News release

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged break and enter at a residence in Moncton.

On November 22, 2019, members of the Riverview RCMP and the Codiac Regional RCMP's Crime Reduction Unit arrested a 34-year-old man during a break and enter at a home on Barrieau Street.

The arrest comes as part of an ongoing investigation into a number of residential break-ins in the Dieppe, Moncton, Upper Coverdale, Greater Lakeburn and Berry Mills areas, since September. Most of the break-ins happened during daytime hours, and involved the theft of items such as jewellery and electronics.

A dark green 2001 Honda Civic with New Brunswick licence plate number GCB 643 was also seized as part of the investigation.

On November 23, Jean Joseph Comeau was charged with one count of break and enter, and remanded into custody by way of a teleremand. He is scheduled to appear in Moncton Provincial Court on November 26 at 1:30 p.m. for a bail hearing. Additional charges are anticipated.

The investigation is ongoing, and police are asking anyone with information, or who may have been a victim of a break and enter but who has not yet reported it, to contact the Riverview RCMP at 506-387-2222 or the Codiac RCMP at 506-857-2400. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.crimenb.ca.

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Contact information

Sgt. Patrick Tardif
Riverview Detachment
Southeast District
506-387-2222

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