Pair charged in break-in

Samuel-Luc Prescott-Perreault is facing break and enter charges and was released on bail Monday.

A man charged with breaking and entering was released on bail Monday.

Samuel-Luc Prescott-Perreault and Karli Alisha Vinthers are both facing charges of breaking and entering, possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possessing a break-in instrument.

On Nov. 22 around 8:45 p.m. an off-duty police officer was walking his dog and observed two individuals in the locked tire bin at Canadian Tire. Police responded and observed a male on the pile of tires wearing black clothing and gloves. The male attempted to climb onto the roof to get away, but was boxed in by three police cars. The female was later located hiding in the tire pile.

RCMP reported that Prescott-Perrault was arrested at the scene and was found to be in possession of a collapsable baton and a knife. Bolt cutters, wire cutters and a lock cutter were found on the scene. An abandoned vehicle was nearby was found to contain a number of break-in tools and tires.

Prescott-Perreault was released on bail Monday and is scheduled for an arraignment hearing Nov. 25. Vinthers has an arraignment hearing scheduled for Dec. 2.