Man charged with burgling two residences

Police on Thursday charged a man suspected of breaking into two residences in George Town and West Bay.

The 52-year-old suspect, of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of burglary. The first case involved an Aug. 20 burglary at a home on North Church Street, during which a quantity of alcohol was stolen. The second case involves a burglary at a residence on West Bay Road on Sept. 12, during which appliances, including a stove, A/C unit and washer, as well as other items, were stolen, according to police.

The man, who was arrested Tuesday, was expected to appear in court Thursday.

In a separate matter, police recovered items that had been stolen during a break-in Wednesday at another premises in West Bay.

According to a police statement, officers responded around 4:30 p.m. to a report of a burglary at Coco Breeze Close in West Bay. When the occupant of the residence returned home, he discovered a quantity of cash, a laptop, other electronics and jewelry were missing.

Around 6 p.m. that evening, the laptop and other electronics were recovered during a police operation at an address in West Bay. The property was returned to the complainant later in the evening.

No arrests had been made in this case as of press time Thursday.