Niagara Regional Police made an arrest after Welland residents reported seeing a man looking into sheds and walking onto properties.
Police converged on the area of Marc Boulevard and Southworth Street and arrested a man hiding inside a garage.
Corey St. Cyr of Welland is charged with break and enter with intent, possession of break-in instruments, possession of a controlled substance and fail to comply with probation. St Cyr will be held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Police would like to thank members of the public whose assistance lead to the quick arrest of the suspect. Information on crimes can be submitted anonymously using Crime Stoppers of Niagara. To leave an anonymous tip, please contact Crime Stoppers via: Telephone: 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) Online: www.niagaratips.com Text: 274637 (CRIMES), keyword ‘Niagara’, then your tip. Crime Stoppers guarantees that you will remain anonymous through any of the methods offered to provide tips. You may also be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 if the information leads to an arrest.