Hillside man charged with B&Es

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A Hillside man has been charged after a string of break and enters in March and April.

At approximately 12:30 p.m. yesterday, Pictou County District RCMP arrested a man following an investigation into several break and enters, including one at a business in Marshy Hope during the overnight hours of March 13. The incidents occurred between March 1 and April 28.

According to a press release received by RCMP, the police have charged Arthur William Cross, 29, of Hillside, with the following:

·         Break and Enter and Commit S.348(1)(b) CC

·         Possession of Property Obtained by Crime S.354(1) CC, two counts

·         Possession of Break-In Instruments S.351(1) CC

·         Failure to Comply with Release Conditions S.145(3) CC, two counts

Cross was held in custody overnight and is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court later today.