THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay Police were dispatched to a North Court Street address just after 1:30PM EDT on March 21, 2017 after receiving a call by an eighty-four-year-old male homeowner reporting that an unknown male was sleeping in the home.
This same homeowner had contacted the police at 6:15AM on the same date after being woken up by noises and discovering a male attempting to cut the screen of the bathroom window.
The suspect fled leaving a back pack with a number of items in it. The back pack was seized and items located in it were identified by police to have been taken in a separate break and enter incident that had occurred earlier in the morning while the occupants were sleeping in a Nugent Street residence.
When officer arrived at the North Court Street home the second time they discovered that this sleeping male was the same male suspect in the earlier break and enter incidents.
The suspect was arrested and a credit card belong into another person was located in his possession while a search of the male was conducted by police. This credit card was determined to belong to a female that that was a victim of a break and enter and theft from her residence located in the 800 block of Simpson Street sometime during the early morning hours of March 18, 2017.
Twenty-four-year-old Ryan Glenn Marion appeared in court this morning on Break & Enter, Possession of Break & Enter Tools, two counts of Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 and three counts of Breach of Probation.
Marion has been remanded into custody.