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Break and enter suspect discovered by homeowner

The accused fled after being confronted
2017-04-28 Sault Police Patch DMH-1
File photo. Donna Hopper/SooToday

On Nov. 6, 2017, officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 25-year-old Brandon Horton of Pine Street in relation to a break and enter.

It is alleged that around 2 a.m., the accused forced open the window of a residence belonging to a person known to him. The accused then entered the residence and was found inside by the owner. Once the accused was confronted by the owner, he fled the area and police were contacted.

The accused was taken into custody and charged with one count of break and enter and one count of breach of probation. He will appear in court on Dec. 11, 2017.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, or any other crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), submit an e-tip from the Crime Stoppers' website or text keyword SSM with your tip to 274637.