40-year-old man charged in connection with break, enter and theft

November 29, 2022
Riverview, New Brunswick

News release

A 40-year-old man from Moncton, N.B., has been charged in connection with a break, enter and theft from a township building in Riverview.

The break, enter and theft is believed to have occurred on November 12, 2022, between 12:30 a.m., and 5:30 a.m., at a Public Works building in Riverview. Nearly $500,000 worth of items, including tools, generators and vehicles, were stolen. Later the same day, police recovered several of the stolen items.

On November 28, police arrested a 40-year-old man in connection with the investigation.

The same day, Daniel Patrick Whalen appeared in Moncton Provincial Court by way of tele-remand, and was charged with:

  • Two counts of theft of a motor vehicle
  • Break and enter with intent
  • Operating a motor vehicle while suspended

He returned to court on November 29 at 1:30 p.m., for a bail hearing. He was subsequently remanded into custody, and is scheduled to appear in court on December 1.

If you have information regarding the break, enter and theft, or if you were in the area at the time of the incident and witnessed suspicious activity, please contact the Codiac Regional RCMP at 506-857-2400. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.

The investigation is ongoing.


Contact information

S/Sgt. Dave MacDonnell
Codiac Regional RCMP

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