Police Make Arrest in Oakville, Ontario, Self-Storage Break-Ins

August 28, 2020

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Police Make Arrest in Oakville, Ontario, Self-Storage Break-Ins

Police have made one arrest and are seeking two other suspects in connection with several break-ins this week at Apple Self Storage in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. A man and woman entered the property at 700 Third Line at about 4 a.m. on Aug. 23, managing to compromise the access-door card reader. Once inside, the pair cut or smashed locks off several units, stealing tools and electrical wiring, according to the source.

The man returned to the facility two days later with a male accomplice. The pair forced open 35 units, stealing computers and other electronics as well as glassware, sporting goods and more tools. The facility’s security cameras captured the break-in and police were contacted.

Officers arrived just as the thieves were moving the stolen goods to a loading area. The men fled the property, but investigators were able to identify one of them and make an arrest later that day. The 30-year-old man was charged with two counts of breaking and entering to commit theft and possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.

The woman is described as being 5 feet, 7 inches tall, with shoulder-length hair and a medium build. She was wearing black pants and sweater. The second suspect at large is described as white with blond hair. He also wore a cast on one hand.

Apple Self Storage operates 31 locations in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario, Canada. Family-owned and -operated, the company opened its first facility in 1974. Its properties comprise more than 1.2 million square feet of rentable space. Apple offers standard and premium storage units, mailbox rental, package acceptance, hold-key service, and packing and moving supplies.

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