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Regina police recover $12K in stolen property after B&E arrest

One man has been arrested while in possession of over $12,000 in property stolen in a recent break and enter.
Regina Police have made an arrest in the investigation into a break and enter at a Dewdney Avenue business.

REGINA — Regina police have arrested one individual in connection with a break-in at a business’ compound last week, recovering more than $12,000 worth of stolen property.

Police were first dispatched to a compound on the 2800 block of Dewdney Avenue on Nov. 22 at around 8 a.m., for a report of a break and enter. 

Upon arrival, officers learned from the complainant that holes had been cut in the fence and several items were removed, including snow-clearing equipment. 

Further investigation identified one suspect and after a warranted search of the suspect's property, recovered a snow-blower, among other stolen property.

Dakota Laferte, 25, or Regina has been charged with break and enter, trafficking in property obtained by crime, possession of stolen property over $5,000 and fraud under $5,000.

Laferte made a first appearance on these charges in provincial court on Thursday morning.