(NORTH HURON, ON) - Some property check patrols by Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers late last night (Tuesday) resulted in officers catching a male breaking into an unoccupied residence in Wingham.
At approximately 11:30 p.m. a Huron OPP officer spotted a person walking suspiciously in and around some Josephine Street buildings. The officer was able to track the suspect's footprints in the snow which led the officer to an unoccupied residence on Josephine Street. Shortly thereafter back up officers arrived on scene and within a few minutes officers had the male in custody. Upon searching the accused police found him to be in possession of break-in tools and suspected methamphetamine.
Matthew CAMERON, 38 years of age from Morris-Turnberry has been charged with: Break, Enter with Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence, Possession of Break-in Instruments and Possession of a Schedule I Substance - Methamphetamine. He has since been released from custody with a court date scheduled for June 29, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Goderich.