RCMP on Gabriola Island say they’ve laid new charges against a man who’s already served time for string of break-ins at summer homes.
38 year old Christopher David Michael was released last November after serving 9 months for thefts between November of 2012 and May of 2013.
He was also ordered not to set foot on Gabriola for a year.
RCMP say with the help of forensic evidence they’ve now charged Michael with 2 B&E’s that happened in January of 2013.
He was arrested last week in Campbell River, and appears today in Nanaimo Provincial Court.
Investigators say in the time Michael was in jail, break-ins on the Island dropped a staggering 85 per cent.