Charges laid in Port Hawkesbury break and enter


Police say two men are facing charges after bottles of liquor were stolen from a pub in Port Hawkesbury.

Officers responded on September 30 to a call of a break and enter at a pub on Granville Street.

RCMP say their investigation determined the break in occurred sometime between 11:00 p.m. September 29 and 8:30 a.m. September 30.

Eight or nine bottles of liquor had been taken during the incident.

Police say their investigation determined who was responsible for the incident and obtained a search warrant for a residence on Granville Street.

RCMP say one suspect was arrested on Granville Street on October 1 and a short time later the second suspect was arrested inside a residence on Granville Street.

When police executed the search warrant, the stolen liquor was recovered.

21-year-old Matthew Charles Dorton of Chapel Island is charged with Break, Enter and Theft and two counts of Fail to Comply with an Undertaking.

Police say he was remanded into custody and had a court appearance scheduled for Friday October 4.

RCMP say 22-year-old Robert MacDonald of Port Hawkesbury is charged with Possession of Stolen Property and is due in court on November 25.