(BRUSSELS, ON) - On August 26, 2019, at approximately 6:30 a.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Huron County Detachment responded to the report of a theft of a tractor trailer full of beer. The tractor-trailer unit was stolen earlier in the day from Oxford County.
The owner of the truck contacted police, advising that the global positioning satellite (GPS) tracker showed the unit in Huron East, north of Brussels.
OPP members from Perth County, along with officers from the West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), West Region Canine (K9) and Aviation Services helicopter section assisted.
Police recovered the tractor-trailer unit and cargo, which is worth in excess of $100,000.
Two males were arrested at the scene.
A section of Jamestown Road in between Brussels Line and McDonald Line is closed temporarily to facilitate the removal of the tractor-trailer unit and cargo.
Further information will be provided as updates become available.