(WEST PERTH, ON) - Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Perth County detachment responded to a report of a vehicle entry during the overnight hours of August 19, 2018.
The unlocked motor vehicle had been parked in the area of Darling Street in the Municipality of West Perth. The incident was discovered by the owner and reported to police. The vehicle contents had been ransacked, and personal property was removed.
Perth County OPP members are reminding home and property owners to lock and secure all property, especially during overnight hours. Store equipment in a locked container or building. Use exterior lighting on whenever possible.
If you see something, report it. Report suspicious vehicles, persons or activities immediately to police by calling 1-888-310-1122. For emergencies, dial 9-1-1. Working together, we can reduce property crime.
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.