The Sûreté du Québec says its investigation is continuing into the suspects’ possible links to break-ins in other regions of Quebec.
Two Montreal men have been arrested by provincial police in connection with a break-in and theft at a jewelry store in La Tuque, in the Haute-Mauricie region.
The Sûreté du Québec said the men are suspected of committing similar crimes elsewhere in the province.
You are reading: Two Montrealers face charges in La Tuque jewelry store break-in
Readmore : Everything We Know About the Deadly Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
Carlos Estenssoro, 38, and Yannick Tanguay, 41, appeared via video conference in court in La Tuque to face charges of breaking and entering as well as theft.
They remain in custody until their next court appearance.
Readmore : It’s confirmed! Processed food key to rising obesity
On Nov. 24, at around 3:50 a.m., a passerby noticed the door of a jewelry store on St-Antoine St. in La Tuque had been broken. Police later confirmed a large amount of jewelry had been stolen from the store.
A joint investigation by the SQ and Montreal police resulted in a search warrant being executed at a residence on Faribault Ave. in the borough of Mercier—Hochelaga-Maisonneuve.
The SQ said its investigation is continuing into the suspects’ possible links to break-ins at stores in other regions of Quebec.