WINNIPEG, MB. - Two men have been charged for a rash of break-ins that occurred in Winnipeg over the last several months.
The break-ins, all with a similar MO, happened throughout the City of Winnipeg between April 25 and December 6, of this year.
In each case the culprit or culprits used bodily force to enter single-family residences and would specifically target the theft of gold and jewelry.
On December 6, around 2:30 p.m., 2 suspects broke into a residence on Blenheim Ave. where they stole jewellery and wrapped Christmas presents. They then took off in a vehicle which neighbours saw.
About an hour later police found the vehicle and arrested 2 men.
Jason Kenneth Lundberg, 42, has been charged with:
- Break, Enter and Theft x 71
- Possess Weapon x 63
- Fail to Comply with Recognizance
- 2 firearms related offences
Jamie Leonard Brenner, 40, has been charged with:
- Break, Enter and Theft x 2
The value of the stolen property is estimated at $180,000. Damage to property is estimated at $60,000.
The Manitoba Post