On January 1st, a resident in the south end of Dauphin heard a noise coming from their garage. After a call to the police, Dauphin RCMP were able to locate a lone male, and made an arrest.

Investigators were able to connect this incident with three prior incidents, where nearby properties had also allegedly been broken into.

25 year old Jeremiah Thomas Poynting, of Dauphin has been charged with two counts of Break and Enter and three counts of Mischief.

The investigation is ongoing.