Niagara Regional Police say they have made an arrest after a series of break and enters in Thorold.

On March 13, 2024, detectives were able to identify a suspect. Detectives observed the suspect attempt to commit another break and enter to a home in the area of Roehampton Avenue and Bunting Road in St. Catharines. Detectives moved in and arrested the suspect with out incident.

Kristopher Jon Hodgkins (45 yrs.) of no fixed address has been arrested and charged with the Criminal Code offences of:

Break Enter and Commit (7 Counts)
Break Enter and Attempt (3 Counts)
Theft Under $5000 (2 Counts)
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

At the time of his arrest Hodgkins was wanted on an outstanding warrant for fail to comply with probation (5 Counts) and fail to appear (2 Counts).

Hodgkins was held in custody for a video bail hearing to the Robert S. K. Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines on March 14, 2024.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the investigating officers by calling 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009779.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.


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