(PERTH EAST, ON) - On July 21, 2019, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Perth County detachment, responded to the report of a theft of a pickup from a rural residence on Line 29 near Road 110.
The stolen vehicle was discovered July 23, 2019 burnt out on a rural property.
A male has been arrested and charged related to the incident.
Devon WHITE, 23-years-old, of Stratford has been charged with;
Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
He is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Stratford on September 9, 2019 to answer the charge.
Perth County OPP would like to thank the public for their assistance.
Below are some simple steps to help reduce the number of stolen vehicles and protect you as the vehicle owner:
Do not leave your keys in your vehicle
Lock your vehicle
Never leave anything in your vehicle in plain view such as loose change, cell phones, cameras, clothing, gifts, cigarettes, medication, firearms or any other valuables.
Theft is a crime of opportunity that you can help control -- #PocketYourKeys.