Stockings at a Stonewater Drive home. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

Stockings at a Stonewater Drive home. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

Nanaimo RCMP arrest second suspect in Christmas morning break-and-enter

Axel Wolfgang Lambert, 21, arrested for alleged involvement in break-and-enter while family slept

The Nanaimo RCMP have arrested a second man for the Christmas morning break-and-enter on Stonewater Drive when wrapped gifts and Christmas stockings were stolen.

According to a police news release, Axel Wolfgang Lambert, 21, of Nanaimo, was arrested Tuesday morning after the Nanaimo RCMP Street Crimes Unit, tasked with the investigation, carried out a search warrant on Lambert’s residence and arrested him without incident.

Lambert was held in custody overnight and has been formally charged with one count of break-and-enter. He is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Nanaimo today, Jan. 9, to determine if he will be held in custody.

The other accused, Justin Feusse, 20, was taken into custody Friday and is scheduled to make his next court appearance Thursday, Jan. 10.

The investigation is continuing.