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Perth County OPP Reports - December 23, 2013

Web posted on December 23, 2013


(ST.MARYS, ON) - Over the weekend the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to four theft complaints in St.Marys. The thefts occurred sometime between Tuesday December 17th and Saturday December 21st and involved the taking of tools and snow blowers.

A green and yellow Yardman 28" cut, 9.5 hp. snow blower was stolen from a driveway of a Water St. South residence sometime between 11 p.m. on Thursday Dec. 19th and 6 a.m. on Friday Dec. 20th.

A snow blower was also taken from an unlocked shed of a residence on Thomas Street.

The unlocked shed behind the St. James Anglican Church was entered. A shovel and a small gas can were removed from inside.

Tools were stolen from an unlocked garage of a residence on Robinson St. sometime since December 8th.

The Perth County OPP is continuing to investigate these incidents. However they are requesting anyone with knowledge of these thefts or who knows the whereabouts of the stolen property, to contact them 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.



(MUNICIPALITY OF WEST PERTH, ON) - On Friday December 20, 2013, shortly after 7:30 p.m. a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer arrived at a reported pickup truck in a ditch along Road 150 south of Hwy 8 (between Sebringville and Mitchell).

The officer determined that the pickup truck had travelled north bound on Road 150 when it left the roadway and entered into the ditch. The male who was with the truck displayed signs of impairment. The male was transported to the Perth County OPP Detachment where he failed two Intoxilyzer Breath Tests.

Andrew RONEY (25) of the Municipality of West Perth has been charged with "care or control while impaired", and "care or control over 80 mgs". He will have to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford on Monday January 27, 2014 to answer to these charges.