Thursday, July 25, 2024

Police Seeking Video Surveillance After Break And Enters in Meaford

The Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating three break and enters and some bicycle thefts in the Municipality of Meaford.

On June 23, 2024, at 8:31 p.m., the Grey Bruce OPP were dispatched to a break and enter on Albert Street between Thompson Street and Victor Street in the Municipality of Meaford. It is believed that the break and enter occurred on this date between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Approximately $300 in camping supplies was taken.

On June 24, 2024, the Grey Bruce OPP received three separate calls for break and enters in Meaford. 

At 9:09 a.m. a resident on Parker Street West, west of Thompson Street in the Municipality of Meaford called police to report that an individual stole a bicycle from their shed. The bicycle was valued at $200. The caller has video surveillance but did not capture the suspect well. It appeared that the suspect attended the residence on June 23, 2024, at midnight (going into June 24, 2024).

At 10:12 a.m., a resident on Birchwood Court in the Municipality of Meaford called police to report a few bicycles stolen from their property.

At 12:15 a.m., a resident on Parker Street West, west of Thompson Street in the Municipality of Meaford called police to report a break and enter.

The last two occurrences are still in the early stages of investigation and more information will be provided as it becomes available.

Police are asking residents in the areas of:

  • Albert Street between Thompson Street and Victor Street in the Municipality of Meaford to check their video surveillance on June 23, 2024, between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
  • Parker Street West, west of Thompson Street in the Municipality of Meaford to check their video surveillance on June 23, 2024, at midnight (going into June 24, 2024).
  • Birchwood Court before June 24, 2024, at 10:12 a.m.

It is important for homeowners to report all break and enters to police.

The Grey 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 $2,000.

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