(CENTRAL HURON, ON) - Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is on the lookout for a stolen Jeep Wrangler that was taken this week from a residence near Blyth.
Upon speaking with the owner of the vehicle police learned the vehicle was stolen from an Allboro Line residence sometime around 4:00 a.m. on November 2, 2020. Investigators learned a person of interest showed up at the front door of the victim's place around 4:00 a.m. and asked for some gasoline. The property owner sent the person on his way and it was discovered shortly thereafter his vehicle had been taken.
The stolen vehicle is described as a blue, 2015 two-door Jeep Wrangler with a soft top valued at $22,000. Also, inside the vehicle at the time of the theft was about $40,000 worth of equipment and other articles. Some of the items included a GPS base station, tripod, antennas, marine battery, and jackets.
The person of interest is described as a white male, in his early 20's with a scruffy, dark beard wearing a dark jacket.
Huron County OPP reminds property owners to always pocket your keys, remove valuables from your vehicle and never leave an unattended vehicle unlocked.
Any person with information regarding this incident should immediately contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677.