DAYTIME BREAK AND ENTER
Jewelry targeted, police appeal for information
On February 17, 2021, at 2:03 p.m., the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a complaint of a break, enter and theft that occurred at a residence on McGovern Road East, in the Municipality of North Grenville.
The victim believed the incident occurred between 8:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. that day while they were away from the residence. Jewelry, including several rings and necklaces, and a pair of blue Beats headphones were reported to have been stolen, as well as a jewelry stand.
Grenville County OPP and members from the OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) attended the scene for evidence collection.
The OPP is asking that anyone with information or surveillance footage of the area at the time of the incident to notify Grenville County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
To report information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip online at www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn a cash reward.
For information on how to SafeGuard your home, please visit: https://opp.ca/index.php?id=115&lng=en&entryid=570bf1a58f94ac983906709c.
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE IN MERRICKVILLE
Public awareness and appeal for information
On February 12, 2021, at approximately 8:40 a.m., members of the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a suspicious vehicle complaint on St. John Street, in the village of Merrickville.
The complainant reported that a vehicle, described as a light grey Ford pick-up truck was parked near a school bus pick-up location between 7:40 a.m. and 7:55 a.m. The complainant said once the vehicle’s driver had been noticed, the truck drove away quickly. The complainant said the vehicle had been sighted in the same area once before but police were not contacted at that time.
To date, no further description of the vehicle or the driver has been reported to police.
The information is being released to make the community aware of the report, and there is no immediate concern for public safety at this time.
If you have any information on the above investigation or any other incident, please contact Grenville County OPP on 1-888-310-1122. To report information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip online at www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn a cash reward.