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Perth County OPP Reports of Thefts - February 04, 2013

Web posted on February 04, 2013

(MUNICIPALITY OF NORTH PERTH, ON) On Friday February 01, 2013, Perth County OPP officers in Listowel were dispatched to an address on Krotz St. East in Listowel where a grey, 20 foot enclosed Atlas trailer was stolen from a construction site.

Investigation revealed that sometime between 8 p.m. on January 30, 2013 and 7 a.m. on February 01, 2013, unknown person(s) entered the construction site located on Krotz St. East, east of Wallace Ave. South. The trailer was empty at the time of the theft. The trailer has a licence plate number of J9572Z and a VIN number of # 5HCKC2027BE020860.

Anyone with information about suspicious activity at the Krotz St address, or who knows the whereabouts of this trailer is requested to contact the Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), and you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


(ST.MARYS, ON) On Saturday February 02, 2013, at 2:12 a.m. Perth County OPP officers on patrol in St.Marys observed an open garage door at a Southvale Road residence.

Officers awakened the home owner and a subsequent check of the garage determined that a gas can had been removed. The gas can was recovered on the driveway and nothing else was damaged or appeared to be missing. It is believed that the responsible person fled on foot after observing police in the neigbourhood.

Residents are urged to check their garage doors to ensure they are closed and man-doors are locked. If suspicious persons or vehicles are observed in your neighbourhood, call the police immediately.