(WEST PERTH, ON) - The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged one person after a stolen All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) was recovered at a residential property in West Perth on April 8 2020.
Police were notified by the homeowner after an ATV that did not belong to them was located on their property. The ATV had been painted and the VIN altered. Police were able to determine that the ATV had been stolen from a rural West Perth residence in March of 2019.
As a result of the investigation, Shalene PETERS, 32, of North Middlesex, has been arrested and charged with the following criminal offences:
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000
Altering/Destroying/Removing a Vehicle Identification Number
The accused has been released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford on June 15 2020, to answer to the charges.
The OPP reminds all property owners to lock their homes, outbuildings, and vehicles (including ATVs), and to remove the keys. The public is also asked to report suspicious activity immediately.
Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting.
Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.