(CULROSS TWP, ON) - On May 21, 2020 at 10:14 a.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a break and enter at a property along Bruce Road 6 in Culross Township. Officers arrived to find that someone wearing a backpack had run off into a cornfield on the neighbouring property.
Members of the OPP West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and an OPP Canine Unit were called to assist South Bruce OPP officers with a search of the cornfield. Officers located the person of interest who was arrested without incident.
Francis REINHART, 28-years-old, from the Municipality of Brockton was charged with 2 counts of Break and Enter, Unlawfully in a Dwelling House, Assault, 3 counts of Mischief, Theft and 2 counts of Fail to Comply with Release Order. The accused was held in custody pending the result of a bail hearing scheduled for May 22, 2020.
The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.