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Daytime break-in reported in Tillsonburg

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The Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police was called to a break and enter on Allen Street in Tillsonburg on Sunday, May 21.

The break and enter occurred between approximately 11:40 a.m. and 12:40 p.m. while the homeowners were away.

The suspect(s) forced entry into the home by forcing open a rear window. Several rooms in the home were ransacked and approximately $200 in cash and jewellery were taken.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this incident should immediately contact the Oxford County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority. You can also access the OPP Citizen Self Reporting online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or www.oxfordcrimestoppers.com, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Attempted break-in at Brasher Drive, Tillsonburg

The Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police was called to a break and enter on Brasher Drive in Tillsonburg on Sunday, May 21.

The attempt break-in occurred between Saturday May 20 and Sunday May 21.

The suspect(s) attempted to force entry into the home by prying at a rear door. No entry was gained and nothing was taken.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this incident should immediately contact the Oxford County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority. You can also access the OPP Citizen Self Reporting online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or www.oxfordcrimestoppers.com, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

 

Plowman's Line break and enter

The Ontario Provincial Police, Norfolk County Detachment recently investigated a break and enter at a Plowman's Line, Middleton, address.

On Monday, May 22, at approximately 7:20 p.m., police received a report of a break and enter. Through the course of investigation, it was determined that between Sunday, May 21, and Monday, May 22, unknowns gained entry into a barn located on the property. Once inside, unknowns removed a red-coloured bush hog (implement used to cut grass) and a red-coloured snow blower capable of hooking up to a three-point hitch on a tractor.

The Norfolk County OPP detachment is continuing to investigate and is seeking assistance from the public. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are being asked to contact police 1-888-310-1122.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1 - 888 - 310 -1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 - 800 - 222 - TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

R.I.D.E. program results in charge

The Ontario Provincial Police Norfolk County Detachment has charged a 66-year-old male after checking a vehicle on McDowell Road East, North Walsingham.

On Friday, May 19, at approximately 11:06 p.m., officers were conducting a R.I.D.E program (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) in the area of McDowell Road East and Forestry Farm Road when a when a vehicle was stopped and checked for driver sobriety.

As a result, police have charged 66-year-old Joseph Hahn of Brantford with driving over the legal limit.

He was sheduled to appear in Provincial Court, Simcoe at a later date to answer to the charge.

 

Break and enter in Houghton

The Ontario Provincial Police, Norfolk County Detachment investigated a break and enter at a Norfolk County Road 23, Houghton, address.

On Saturday, May 20, at approximately 8:54 p.m., police received a report of a break and enter. Through the course of investigation, it was determined that between 12:30 p.m. and 8:54 p.m., unknowns gained entry into the residence. Once inside, a variety of electronics, hockey cards, collectible bills, Canadian currency, laptop computer and a quantity of jewellery were taken.

The Norfolk County OPP Detachment is continuing to investigate and is seeking assistance from the public. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are being asked to contact police 1-888-310-1122.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1 - 888 - 310 -1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 - 800 - 222 - TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Alert officer stops vehicle, driver charged

The Ontario Provincial Police Norfolk County Detachment has charged a 33-year-old male after police stopped a motor vehicle on Front Road West, South Walsingham.

On Saturday, May 20, at approximately 5:41 p.m., officers were conducting a motor vehicle collision investigation when a vehicle approaching the area attracted the officer's attention. The vehicle was subsequently stopped and investigated.

As a result of investigation, police have charged 33-year-old Brent Nicholas Wormsbecker of Norfolk County, with fail or refuse to provide sample.

He was scheduled to appear in Provincial Court, Simcoe at a later date to answer to the charge.

Oxford 401 aircraft patrol leads to 22 charges Saturday

The Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), West Region Highway Safety Division and the OPP Aircraft conducted a joint enforcement initiative on the 401 Highway.

Officers conducted the initiative on Saturday May 20, and 22 speeding charges were laid. One driver was clocked at approximately 153 km/h in a posted 100 km/h zone.

Samuel Oh, 37, from Toronto was charged with Racing a Motor Vehicle, and had his vehicle and drivers licence seized.

Three other charges laid during the 3.5 hour initiative included, Careless Driving and Following Too Close (Commercial Motor Vehicle).

OPP patrol on ATVs over the long weekend

The Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were out conducting focused patrols utilizing their All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) throughout the County this long weekend.

Over 12 hours of ATV patrols were conducted by OPP members over the weekend, which included trails located in East Zorra-Tavistock Township, Norwich Township and Tillsonburg.

OPP issued two Provincial Offence Notice (tickets), to off road vehicle drivers who were not wearing a helmet and for failing to produce insurance. Several warnings were also issued for not having the proper permit or plates.

The OPP will continue to partner with the municipalities to help identify hot spots that adversely impact traffic safety, so that we can provide targeted enforcement activities in these areas where off road vehicles are utilized.

The OPP is reminding all drivers, on and off-road, that driving defensively and safely will go a long way toward reducing deaths on Ontario roads and trails. 

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