Ontario Provincial Police in Red Lake have arrested and charged a 46 year old man in connection to a break-in on McKenzie Island.

Police received a complaint just before 6:30 a.m. Saturday of a suspicious person on the island.

An investigation revealed one home had been broken into.

When officers located and took the man into custody he was in possession of a pellet gun and some drugs believed to be methamphetamine.

The accused faces a number of charges including:

·      Carrying a Concealed Weapon

·      Break, Enter Dwelling house - Commit Indictable Offence

·      Mischief Under $5,000

·      Failure to Comply with Release Order - Other than to Attend Court - two counts

·      Fail to Comply with Probation Order

He has since been remanded into custody and is expected to appear in a Kenora courtroom at a later date.