On November 27, at approximately 7:41 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated the theft of a firearm from a parked vehicle on Burton Street in the Municipality of Meaford.
The firearm, described as a Thompson Center Impact, 50 caliber, black powder muzzle loader rifle, equipped with a scope (similar to model shown in photo), was stolen from a locked GMC Sierra pick-up truck sometime between Saturday night, November 26, and early Sunday, November 27.
The firearm which had a camo-synthetic stock was in a green gun sock with “Lake Huron Rod & Gun” written on it. Several primer caps and a box of Pyrodex pre-formed black powder were also taken.
Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating this firearm. Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPP at 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.crimstoppersgb.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.