Man arrested after break-in at Burlington restaurant


Police have made an arrest following an early-morning break and enter at a restaurant in Burlington.

At 5:20 a.m. on Saturday, March 28, officers responded to an alarm at the Kelseys location at 777 Guelph Line.

Upon arrival the officers determined that the front door to the premise had been broken open with a rock,” police say. “The officers could hear a male person yelling inside the restaurant.”

Moments later, a lone male reportedly came to the front door of the restaurant with a drink in his hand. He was arrested without incident.

Police allege that the male broke into the restaurant, consumed some alcohol, smashed alcohol bottles, and loaded a small amount of alcohol into a bag. Damage to the business is estimated to be approximately $4,000.

Of concern to the responding officers was that several large kitchen knives from the restaurant had been moved from the kitchen preparation area and placed near the front door of the restaurant,” police say.

No weapons were found on the arrested male person and he did not resist arrest.”

34 year old Burlington man Kurtis Deboer is charged with Break and enter and commit mischief and Mischief to property of a value not exceeding $5,000.

He is set to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Milton on June 17, 2020.

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