Victoria BC- Five charges are being recommended against two Esquimalt residents after they were observed breaking into a house in Saanich.
On January 11th, members from our Crime Reduction Unit were conducting a proactive property crime investigation in the area of Craigflower and Tillicum Roads when they observed two suspicious men.
The men were followed to a residence in the 200-block of Obed Avenue in Saanich where they broke into a residence. With the assistance of Saanich Police Patrol officers and a Saanich Police K9 unit, the two men were taken into custody.
Officers are recommending charges of two counts of Break and Enter, 2 counts of Possession of Break in instruments and one count of Fail to comply with recognizance.