Slew of charges laid in connection with break and enters in Lunenburg County

Six people are facing charges in connection with a string of break and enters to businesses, homes and sheds in Lunenburg County.

Lunenburg District RCMP say the break and enters happened between Jan. 27 and Feb. 18 in LaHave and New Germany.

Police say they, along with the Lunenburg RCMP General Investigative Section and the Integrated South Shore Street Crime Unit, have arrested several people in connection with the alleged thefts.

Derick John Powers, 23, of Lunenburg, has been charged with seven counts of break, enter and theft, nine counts of breach of recognizance, two counts of possession of stolen property and one count of mischief.

Powers appeared in court on Feb. 22 and was remanded. He is scheduled to return to court on April 12.

Derrick Wayne Robar, 27, of Lunenburg, appeared in court on Feb. 25, where he faced charges of careless use of a firearm, careless storage of a prohibited firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of a restricted weapon when not authorized.

Robar was released on conditions and is scheduled to return to court on March 27.

Twenty-year-old Riley Paul Rhodenizer, of New Germany, was arrested on Feb. 27 and is facing three counts of break and enter. He was also released and is scheduled to return to court on March 27.

Police also say that a 23-year-old Bridgewater woman, a 29-year-old woman from East Dalhousie and a 44-year-old man from New Germany have each been arrested and are facing three counts of break and enter and one count of possession of property obtained by crime.

Their identities were not released. All three are scheduled to appear in Bridgewater provincial court on April 24.

Anyone with further information on the crimes is asked to contact RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

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