Winlaw man arrested after two break and enters

Winlaw resident Trevor Ferguson has been arrested after two break and enter investigations.

Trevor Ferguson of Winlaw has been arrested after two break and enters occured on Feb. 10 & 11.

One break in was residential, while the other occured at the restaurant Sleep is for Sissies.

Slocan Lake and Nakusp RCMP detachments worked together on the investigation.

“We brought in our forensic identification section out of Nelson, where they gathered forensic evidence at the scene,” said Cpl.Jason Burndred of the Nakusp RCMP. “As a result of the forensic techniques, they were able to identify Mr. Ferguson as a suspectin the break and enters.”

Because the case is not yet before the court, the type of evidence found cannot be given.

Nothing appears to have been stolen from Sleep is for Sissies, but jewelry, cash, and other household effects were stolen fromthe residential break and enter.

Ferguson has been charged with two counts of break and enter, and will be in court on April 5 in Nelson.