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Perth County OPP Reports - June 17, 2014

Web posted on June 17, 2014

CRASH RESULTS IN TWO PERSONS TRANSPORTED TO HOSPITAL

(MUNICIPALITY OF NORTH PERTH, ON) - On Saturday June 14, 2014, shortly before 2:30 p.m., Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were dispatched to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Elma St. East and Wellington Ave South in Listowel.

As a result of the investigation, it was determined that a Mazda M31 was travelling West bound on Elma Street East crossing the Wellington Ave South intersection. A North bound Honda Accord on Wellington Ave South entered the intersection and struck the driver's side of the Mazda.

The impact caused the Mazda to veer towards the North West corner of the intersection where it struck a building. The 31 year old female driver of the Honda and her 6 year old female passenger, both Wellington County residents, were transported to local hospital with minimal injuries.

The 26 year old female driver of the Mazda, a Municipality of North Perth resident also sustained minimal injuries but did not require hospital treatment.

The driver of the Honda has been charged with "fail to yield to traffic on through highway".

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A BICYCLE CAN BE STOLEN IN SECONDS

(ST.MARY'S, ON) - A 13 year old St.Mary's male discovered that it takes only seconds for a bike to be stolen.

On Saturday June 14, 2014, the male contacted a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer to report the theft of his bicycle. He advised that at 1:30 p.m., he had left his bicycle in front of the VIDEO 99 variety store along Queen St. East while he was inside.

When walking out the store a few minutes later he discovered that his bike had been stolen. Description of the bike: A white youth BMX framed bike, Blue handlebars with blue hand grips, White walled tires, Rear tire is a "slick", and Has blue pedals

Anyone having information about this theft 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

Bicycle owners are reminded to lock their bicycles to solid objects when leaving them in public places. Locking sheds and garages where bicycles are stored will also make it less desirable for bicycle thieves. Copy down your bicycle serial number and description, this will assist in identifying and possibly returning the bike to you.

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GARAGE ENTERED / TOOLS STOLEN

(MUNICIPALITY OF NORTH PERTH, ON) On Saturday June 14, 2014, Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were dispatched to a residence on Thathan Place (south of the Fairview Cemetery in Listowel), where the homeowner discovered that a theft had taken place from his garage.

Investigation revealed that sometime between 10 p.m. on Thursday June 12th, and 8 a.m. on Friday June 13th, unknown person(s) entered the unlocked man-door of the residential garage and removed power tools.

Stolen tools: Porter Cable, gray/black coloured cordless drill, model 987, Porter Cable, gray/black coloured cordless flashlight, Porter Cable, gray/black coloured cordless reciprocating saw, model 837, Porter Cable, gray/black coloured cordless circular saw, model 845, and a Motomaster, black coloured mobile battery pack model 500A

Anyone with information about this theft is requested to contact the Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122, or you may contact the North Perth OPP Detachment at (519) 291-1414. 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

Residents should call the police immediately when the following situations occur:
* Unusual noises, such as someone screaming for help.
* A vehicle, cyclist or pedestrian that seems to be "casing" the neighbourhood.
* Furniture or electronics being removed from homes when the owners are at work or on vacation.
* A vehicle that appears to be abandoned and is unknown to you or your neighbours.
* A stranger looking into homes or parked cars.
* Unusual activities of pets such as a dog barking that is normally quiet.
* A salesperson or canvasser going door to door that doesn't have proper identification.


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