Following an investigation by Burin Peninsula RCMP into a recent residential break, enter and theft that occurred at a home in Fortune, 46-year-old Aaron Rose and 31-year-old Bradley Thorne, both of Fortune, were arrested and charged. Police recovered some of the stolen property following a search of a home in Fortune and the search of the two men following their arrest.
On November 3, 2022, Burin Peninsula RCMP received the report of the break and enter. Suspects gained entry into the property while the owner was away and stole a quantity of tools and other household items.
Aaron Rose was arrested late in the evening on November 4 while Bradley Thorne was arrested shortly after midnight on November 5. Stolen property was recovered during the arrests. Both men are charged with break and enter and possession of property obtained by crime. The pair made a court appearance via teleconference on November 5, were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in court on November 30, 2022.
Continuing with the investigation, on November 10, 2022, police entered a residence in Fortune with a warrant to search the property and located more stolen items inside.
The investigation is continuing.
RCMP NL continues to fulfill its mandate to protect public safety, enforce the law, and ensure the delivery of priority policing services in Newfoundland and Labrador.