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RCMP make arrest after suspect falls through roof

St. Paul businesses broken into Sept. 16 and 17
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ST. PAUL - RCMP have arrested one man following break and enters to a couple of St. Paul businesses last week.

At about 2 a.m. on Sept. 17, St. Paul RCMP responded to a break and enter at Magnet Shoes in St. Paul. Upon arrival, police learned that entry had been gained through the roof of the business.

A 30-year-old man was located and arrested inside the business upon entry by police.

"The male had non-life threatening injuries from falling into the business from the roof top," according to RCMP

Phillip Littlechild of Saddle Lake First Nation was charged with the following offences:

  • Break and enter with intent
  • Possession of break-in instruments
  • Possession of property obtained by crime
  • Possession of controlled substance - methamphetamine

He was released after a judicial hearing and is set to appear in St. Paul Provincial Court on Oct. 22.

Kotowich Chimney

On Sept. 16, St. Paul RCMP responded to a break and enter at Kotowich Chimney & Installations Ltd. The front door glass was shattered during the break-in.   

St. Paul RCMP learned that 15 to 20 saws were stolen as well as apparel and additional items. RCMP have recovered some of the stolen items throughout the investigation, but the investigation is still ongoing.