Friday, June 14, 2024

Vehicle Stolen in Meaford

On February 8, 2024, the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a stolen vehicle on Trowbridge Street in Meaford.

It is reported that at 8:30 Thursday morning, the vehicle owner was outside with their vehicle running. The owner was approximately 15 meters from his vehicle to get an item. While walking back to the vehicle the owner heard the door shut and the vehicle drove East bound on Berry Street.

The vehicle is described as a 2003 grey Chevrolet Impala with plate BYVS 361.

Vehicle owners can do simple things to decrease the risk of being victimized, such as:

  • Never leave a running vehicle unattended
  • Lock your doors
  • Roll up your windows
  • Keep valuables out of sight
  • Keep your registration and proof of insurance in your wallet or purse, not in the glove box
  • Pocket your keys
  • At night or during extended parking periods, always park in a well-lit area.

If anyone has any information on this theft, they are being asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at https://crimestop-gb.org/ where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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