(WEST PERTH, ON) - One person has been arrested and charged after they were caught stealing fuel from a rural property in the Municipality of West Perth.
On November 01 2020, just before 4:00 a.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from a citizen after they caught someone stealing fuel from their property on Line 53, in the Municipality of West Perth. The suspect had arrived on scene riding an ATV, but fled on foot after being confronted by the home-owner.
Police located the suspect nearby, where they were arrested for the theft, and were found in possession of opioid pills.
Chad Joseph ANDERSON, 29, of Huron East, was arrested and charged with:
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
Theft Under $5000
Possession of a Schedule I Substance - Other Drug
The accused was 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.