Home damaged over $100,000 during break-in foiled by Caledon cops
Published October 2, 2023 at 8:56 am
Police have laid charges after a home in Caledon suffered more than $100,000 during a break-in that saw two people allegedly try and steal pipes, wire and metal from the residence.
The break-in happened on Thursday at a home on Innis Lake Road in Caledon, according to the OPP.
When officers arrived at the residence they found two people had forced their way into the home and were removing items like copper piping, wiring, and metal braces from the residence.
In total police say well over $100,000 in damages were done to the property.
A 30-year-old and an 18-year-old, both from Milton, were arrested and have been charged with multiple offences, and police say they also recovered an undisclosed quantity of methamphetamine during the incident.
Miroslav Demeter, 30, and Patrik Demeter, 18, both of Milton have been charged with possession of a schedule I substance – methamphetamine, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, break and enter, mischief over $5,000 and possession of break-in instruments.
The accused are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on Oct. 26 to answer to the charges.
The foiled break-in has police reminding residents to report any suspicious activity in their neighbourhood by calling the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising