Canine Unit Assists In Arrests Of Early Morning Break And Enters

Saskatoon Police responded to two break and enters earlier this morning.

At approximately 12:05 a.m., December 27, 2018, Patrol responded to a break and enter at a residence in the 1600 block of Avenue B North. Someone was reported to have broken a window. A canine unit initiated a track which led to a nearby residence in the 1800 block of Avenue D North where a 41-year-old man was arrested from a bedroom inside. The man was wearing shoes that matched the foot impressions that the canine unit tracked. He is charged with Break and Enter, and Breach of Probation.

A second break and enter occurred at 2:00 a.m., when an unknown male was observed throwing a large rock through a business' window in the 700 block of 2nd Avenue North. He was seen exiting with what was believed to be a cash register. A canine unit attended and tracked the suspect to the 400 block of 3rd Avenue North where a man matching the suspect description was located getting into a vehicle. A traffic stop was conducted by the Guns & Gangs Unit and he was taken into custody. A 44-year-old Saskatoon man has been charged with Break and Enter and Possession of Break In Instruments.

The canine unit involved in both instances was Police Service Dog Loki.

(Occurrence Number: 18-135262)
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