Crime Stoppers is a civilian community organization devised to acquire information that assists law enforcement agencies in the resolution of crime. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards of up to $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of criminals, recovery of stolen property and seizure of illegal drugs while maintaining total anonymity to the caller and complete confidentiality of the tip.
Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce and your local police services are asking for the public’s assistance in solving the following crimes:
* Crime Stoppers and the South Bruce OPP are seeking the public’s help in solving the theft of tools from a vehicle which took place sometime between September 28th and October 1st. A van belonging to Current Electric, parked along Queen Street in Ripley, was entered and various tools were taken. Most of the tools and cases were labeled “Current Electric” in permanent marker. The value of the stolen tools is more than $5,000.
* Crime Stoppers and the West Grey Police Service are seeking the public’s help in solving the theft of a pair of winches that occurred between October 5th and October 8th from a shed at a property on Mullock Road in the former Township of Bentinck in West Grey. The two winches are described as a black 10,000 pound winch and a 1,500 pound ATV winch. Also taken was a winch mounting bracket that fits into a vehicle trailer hitch receiver. The total value of the stolen equipment is $900.
* Crime Stoppers and the South Bruce OPP are seeking the public’s help in solving a pair of copper thefts. On October 6th between 12:00 a.m. and 12:45 p.m., a property on Bruce Road 10 in Brockton was entered and a roll of copper wire, valued at $1,000, was stolen. In a separate incident that took place between October 6th and October 13th, a residence under construction on Sideroad 15 in Brant Township was entered and copper piping, valued at $500, was stolen.
* Crime Stoppers and the South Bruce OPP are seeking the public’s help in solving incidents of theft and damage to a pair of vending machines. Sometime between October 11th at 10:00 p.m. and October 12th at 9:00 p.m., the lock on the vending machine at the FS Gas Bar in Teeswater was damaged and a quantity of cash removed. Then, in a separate incident between October 12th and October 16th, damage was done to the vending machine at the Tara Gas Bar and Variety on Yonge Street North in Tara, however no cash was taken.
* Crime Stoppers and the South Bruce OPP are seeking the public’s help in solving a fail to remain motor vehicle accident that occurred on October 12th between 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. An older model white Chevrolet or GMC pickup truck that was towing two gravity bins and left the roadway on Arran-Elderslie Concession 10 East, entered the ditch, then struck and extensively damaged a fence before leaving the scene.
* Crime Stoppers and the South Bruce OPP are seeking the public’s help in solving the theft of a dirt bike that occurred on October 16th at approximately 1:00 p.m. An unknown suspect entered onto a residential property along Young Street South in Walkerton and removed a dirt bike, described as a Baga 50 cc, orange with black fenders and a black seat.
* Crime Stoppers and the South Bruce OPP are seeking the public’s help in solving the theft of a boat and trailer that occurred between October 18th and October 21st. A 2006 Sylvan 16-foot silver/gray sport troller boat, equipped with a 25 horsepower Yamaha four-stroke outboard motor, was removed from the Brucedale Conservation Area at Sprucedale Drive, in the Municipality of Kincardine. The boat was stolen along with its single axle trailer. The combined value of the stolen boat, motor, and trailer is $4,000.
* Crime Stoppers and the West Grey Police Service are seeking the public’s help in solving a theft of batteries over the week leading up to October 31st. A number of deep cycle 12-volt batteries were stolen from a tractor and a camping trailer located on a property along Highway 6 in the former Township of Bentinck in West Grey.
If you have any information about these crimes you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a secure Web-Tip at www.cstip.ca.
You won’t be asked to identify yourself, you don’t have to appear in court and you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.00.
Remember Crime Doesn’t Pay – But Crime Stoppers Does!