(NORTH PERTH, ON) - The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have made an arrest in two thefts of alcohol from a local business.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on May 17 2020, police were called by a local business to the area of Mitchell Road South, in Listowel, after a suspect stole a bottle of alcohol and left on foot. Police located the male on Main Street West, where he was arrested for the theft. Police had already been investigating this same suspect, since video surveillance showed the suspect stealing another bottle of alcohol from the same business on May 12 2020.
As a result, David ERNEST, 28, of North Perth, has been charged with:
Theft Under $5000 (two counts)
The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.
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.