North Perth resident charged in Centre Wellington break-in

CENTRE WELLINGTON – A North Perth resident is among those charged in relation to a break and enter at an abandoned residence in Centre Wellington that took place earlier this month.

On Sept. 3 around 9:40 a.m., Wellington County OPP responded to the reported break and enter on the Eighth Line of Pilkington Township. It was reported the suspects damaged the lock to gain access to the building and were still present.

Police located the suspected and took them into custody.

Two individuals were charged by police – Khoral Hare, 28, of Waterloo and Maxwell Gerald Kirkwood, 31, of North Perth.

Hare has been charged with break and enter into a dwelling house, and mischief under $5,000 contrary to the Criminal Code.

Kirkwood has been charged with possession of break-in tools, mischief under $5,000, fail to comply with release order, and break and enter a dwelling house contrary to the Criminal Code.

Both accused are scheduled to appear in Guelph court on Oct. 12 to answer to the charges.