Good Samaritan helps police stop break-in leading to charge for Brampton resident

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Published September 29, 2023 at 12:00 pm

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Two people including a Brampton resident have been charged following a botched break-in near Guelph that police say was foiled thanks to a Good Samaritan.

The break-in happened around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday (Sept. 28) according to the OPP, saying officers from the Wellington County detachment were called to a residence on Alma Street in Rockwood, approximately 12 kilometres northeast of Guelph.

Police say a Good Samaritan witnessed two people make a “forced entry” into the home and contacted police about a break-and-enter in progress.

When officers arrived on the scene they located two suspects who were arrested and charged, including a 34-year-old from Brampton.

Jade Innis, 34, of Brampton, and Justin Nolan Kack, 41, of Rockwood have both been charged by the OPP with break-and-enter a dwelling house with intent to commit an indictable offence.

The accused are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Guelph on Nov. 21.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. You can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously by calling 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip online at www.csgw.tips.

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