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Perth County OPP Reports - March 29, 2014

Web posted on March 29, 2014

PERTH COUNTY OPP SEEKING HOME INVASION SUSPECTS

(LISTOWEL, ON) The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating a home invasion that occurred in Listowel on March 19, 2014 at approximately 4:30 a.m.

Investigation determined three suspects entered a Barber Avenue North residence and assaulted two of the three occupants causing minor injuries. A firearm was brandished during the robbery and the suspects stole a quantity of cash and electronics.

Arrest warrants have been issued for the following people:

1. Cacie DAWSON, a 26 year old female from Kitchener is wanted for: Using Firearm in Commission of Offence and Robbery contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. She is described as being 5'7" tall, weighing 140 lbs with long blonde hair and blue eyes. She has ties to London, Listowel and Kitchener

2. Daniel BATTYE, a 26 year old male from Listowel is wanted for: Using Firearm in Commission of Offence and Robbery contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. He is described as being 5'10" tall, weighing 141 lbs, thin build with a brush cut-style brown hair and hazel eyes. He has known ties to Wallaceburg.

3. Mathew DRUMOND, a 27 year old male also from Listowel is wanted for: Using Firearm in Commission of Offence, Robbery, Pointing a Firearm and Uttering Threats contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. He is described as being 5'10" tall, weighing 187 lbs, medium build with brush cut-style brown hair and hazel eyes. He has ties to London, Listowel and Kitchener.

The suspects are considered armed, dangerous and a risk to public safety. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of these wanted suspects or who may come into contact with the suspects should not approach them. Instead, contact police as soon as possible by dialing 9-1-1.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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MALE ARRESTED FOR NUMEROUS OFFENCES

(TOWNSHIP OF PERTH EAST, ON) - On Wednesday March 26, 2014, shortly before 5 a.m. Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision along Road 130 north of Sebringville. Officers located a damaged Ford F150 pickup which had left the roadway. The driver of the truck could not be located at the scene.

Further investigation and a check with nearby homeowners revealed that unlocked homes, sheds and vehicles had been entered and numerous items had been stolen. Footprints in the snow, and a call from a citizen led police to arrest a male at a Huron Road residence in Sebringville. Subsequent investigation determined that the pickup truck involved in the collision had been stolen from an address on Highbury Ave in London.

27 year old Christopher WALSH, of the Township of Perth East has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Possession of Stolen Property Under $5,000 - 3 counts.
- Break, Enter and commit theft.
- Break and Enter a Place.
- Mischief under $5,000
- Breach of Recognizance of Bail.

He is remanded in custody until Monday March 31, 2014, when he is to appear for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford.

Anyone with information about this crime spree 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


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