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Mounties nab three theft suspects

Mounties arrested a 34-year-old Nanaimo man suspected of committing multiple break and enters in Nanaimo and Oceanside.

Police started tracking the suspect Tuesday after 26 storage lockers and vehicles were broken into in an underground parking lot in the 1600 block of Dufferin Crescent in Nanaimo.

Surveillance video footage showed two men and a woman enter the underground parking lot at the time of the thefts. Police executed a search warrant at the male’s residence and arrested him.

Police arrested a second Nanaimo man, 32, and a 37-year-old Nanaimo woman for possession of stolen property.

All three suspects were scheduled to appear in Nanaimo provincial court Friday.

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