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Wednesday, November 4, 2015
News Release - Winnipeg Police Service
Tuesday, November 4, 2015
Commercial Break and Enters Arrest C15-216147 In mid-October, 2015 investigators from the West District Divisional Crime Unit began investigating a series of commercial break-ins that had been occurring in the Weston area. A suspect or suspects were entering the locked, fenced compounds of area businesses and stealing a variety of tools and equipment.
A local business owner, who had been a victim on multiple occasions, assisted investigators by reaching out to residents in the neighbourhood and fellow business owners, who also reported break-ins.
Ultimately, 13 separate incidents between June 28 - November 1, 2015 were linked to one suspect.
On November 3, 2015 investigators arrested:
David PESCITELLI, 55 years, of Winnipeg
Pescitelli was charged with 13 counts of Break and Enter and was remanded into custody.
For further information contact either: Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs