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Perth County OPP Reports - July 05, 2017

Web posted on July 05, 2017

RESULTS OF CANADA DAY LONG WEEKEND TRAFFIC CAMPAIGN

(PERTH COUNTY, ON) - Between June 30 and July 3, 2017 the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) participated in the Canada Day Long Weekend Provincial Traffic Campaign.

Perth County OPP responded to a total of 137 calls for service over the long weekend. Along with responding to calls, police issued several tickets to drivers which included:

  • 66 for speeding
  • 1 Distracted Driving
  • 3 Hazardous Moving violations
  • 7 other Highway Traffic Act offences
  • 1 Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
  • 1 Off-Road Vehicle Act

There were also 4 charges issued under the Liquor Licence Act.

The Perth County OPP will continue to conduct traffic enforcement on our local highways and roadways to ensure the safety of all citizens.

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THEFT OF BICYCLES FOR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN

(PERTH SOUTH, ON) - On Tuesday June 20, 2017 Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of the theft of a two bicycles from rural residence on Line 29 in the Township of Perth South.

Investigation revealed that two bicycles for children with special needs had been stolen from an unlocked shed at the residence. This had occurred between 9:00 p.m. on Monday June 19, 2017 and 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday June 20, 2017. An eight foot long yellow trolley type wagon was left behind by the suspect(s) at the scene of this theft that did not belong to the residence.

On Friday June 30, 2017 a search warrant was executed in the Township of Perth East and one of the bicycles was recovered. This item has been returned to the owners.

The outstanding bicycle is orange BERG GranTour. It has four wheels and four plastic seats and it is steered from the back seats. The value of this bike is 3,495 dollars.

The Perth County OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 393-6123. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at http://www.pc-crimestoppers.ca/, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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