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Perth County OPP Reports - May 26, 2014

Web posted on May 26, 2014

MALE ASSAULTED IN MITCHELL

(MUNICIPALITY OF WEST PERTH, ON) - On Thursday May 22, 2014, shortly after 11:30 p.m., Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were dispatched to the intersection of St. George St and Montreal St. in Mitchell where a male was waiting to report an assault that had just occurred.

Investigation revealed that around 11:30 p.m. the man had been walking west bound on Montreal St. between the liquor Store and Mac's Milk, when he observed three males riding bicycles approach him from the east. One of the males grabbed the man and forced him away from the road. The man was assaulted and money was taken from his pocket.

The three males left the scene, riding their bicycles in an east bound direction on Montreal St. The man sustained minor injuries as a result of the assault.

Description of the three suspects:
- Caucasian males, aged 18-24, slender build, no facial hair.
- All three wore dark clothing, had back-packs, and rode BMX style bikes.
- One of the males had a dark coloured baseball cap which he wore backwards.

Investigators would like to speak with anyone with information about this incident. The Perth County OPP can be contacted at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000

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MALES ARRESTED FOR BREAKING AND ENTERING

(MUNICIPALITY OF WEST PERTH, ON) - On Monday May 19, 2014, shortly after 10 p.m., Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were called to the industrial area near the railway tracks south of Georgina St in Mitchell. Loud noises were heard and a suspicious vehicle was seen leaving the area.

Within minutes officers stopped a pickup truck on St. Andrew Street. A check of the truck determined that the two males in the truck were in possession of property belonging to the Goderich-Exeter Railway. Further checks revealed that the males had broken into a railway company storage shed and removed the property.

As a result of this investigation, Jonathan PERRIE WILLIE (26) of the Municipality of West Perth and Adam PFEIFER (32) of the Municipality of North Perth have been charged with the following Criminal Code of Canada offences: Break, Enter a place, with intent to commit an indictable offence and Possession of Break-in instruments.

Both men are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford on June 23, 2014, to answer to these charges.

This incident is a great example, where an immediate call to police from an observant resident resulted in arrests. Anyone with information pertaining to suspicious activity or crimes 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), you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000


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