A Winnipeg man is facing a long-list of charges following a months-long break-in spree across Winnipeg.

Police began what they say was an extensive, investigation after the first break in at a home on Talon Bay last October.

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Police say investigators believe the same suspect is responsible for 23 three break-ins at homes across the city that ended in an arrest following a break in at a home on Bridgeland Drive South Monday.

Police say 59-year-old man found in possession of stolen property from the last break-in was taken into in the 1700 block of Taylor Avenue Monday.

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The man is believed to have caused $23,000 in damage and made off with nearly $119,000 in stolen property during the break-in spree.

The suspect is charged with 19 counts of break enter and theft, as well as four counts of break and enter with intent.

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He has been detained in police custody.

Police say their investigation is ongoing.


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