Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Police Urge Motorists to Lock Their Vehicles


car lock Gary Scott

Grey County OPP are reminding motorists to ‘lock it or lose it’ after police received three separate thefts from vehicle reports, on the morning of Wednesday February 4.

Sometime over night, a vehicle and a pick-up truck were entered on the 7th Line between Grey Rd. 12 and Sideroad 13 in the Municipality of Meaford.  Another vehicle parked on Victoria Street, Dundalk, in the Township of Southgate was also entered.

A ladies wallet containing personal identification/credit cards, several DVDs, a drill and a drywall screw gun were taken.  All three vehicles were unlocked.

Grey County OPP wish to remind residents that these types of thefts are a crime of opportunity.  An unlocked vehicle door or an open window is an invitation to thieves.  Remember to always roll up the windows, lock the doors, and keep valuables out of plain view to prevent thefts from occurring,” said police.

Residents are encouraged to report suspicious vehicles and or persons to police.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a Web Tip to  You may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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