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Centre Wellington OPP Reports - Apr. 12, 2017

Web posted on April 12, 2017

BREAK AND ENTER WITH THEFT AT DUSK

(TOWN OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Wellington County detachment investigated a Break and Enter with Theft at an address on Stanley Crescent in the Village of Elora. On April 9, 2017 at approximately 10:00 p.m. police received a call that unknown suspect(s) had broken into the residence.

Suspect(s) appeared to have entered the residence sometime between 6:45 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. by forcing open a ground floor window. Suspects then rummaged through property and stole a selection of jewelry.

Any person with information regarding this incident should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.

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BREAK AND ENTER OCCURRED OVERNIGHT

(TOWN OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Wellington County detachment investigated a Break and Enter at an address on John St. in the Village of Elora.

On April 7, 2017 at approximately 10:00 a.m. police received a call that the front door of the residence had been forced open.

Suspect(s) appeared to have entered the residence sometime overnight and damaged property within the home. Police are still gathering information on any property that was stolen.

Any person with information regarding this incident should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.

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OPP CHARGE ORANGEVILLE MAN WITH BREAK AND ENTER

(CENTRE WELLINGTON TOWNSHIP, ON) - On April 8, 2017 at approx. 9:20 p.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a Break and Enter to a residence on Tait Crescent in the Town of Fergus. A female had returned home to discover a male in her residence. When she confronted him, he left the house quickly.

Wellington County OPP patrol officers, the Emergency Response Team (ERT), Canine Unit along with the public were able to locate the suspect at a residence on Flannery Drive in the Town of Fergus.

30-year-old Scott LEMOS of Orangeville is charged with; Break and Enter - Criminal Code (C.C.) and Fail to Comply with a Probation Order (C.C.) .

LEMOS was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on 23 May, 2017 to answer to the charges.

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THEFT OF TRICYCLES FROM SCHOOL - YOUTHS CHARGED

(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) -On April 6, 2017 Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a theft report from James McQueen Public School in the town of Fergus.

Investigation revealed that on Tuesday March 24, 2017 three commercial quality tricycles used by the kindergarten children of James McQueen Public School were stolen. Witnesses reported seeing some youths riding the tricycles downtown Fergus and had thrown them into the river.

As a result of the information received OPP has charged a 17-year-old and 13-year-old youth with Theft under $5000 and Mischief contrary to the Criminal Code. The youths cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Any person with information about this incident or anyone seen appearing suspicious in this area should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.

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WOMAN HELD FOR BAIL AFTER ATTEMPTING TO DEFRAUD BANK

(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On April 7, 2017 Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call that a woman was attempting to open a bank account using false identification at a bank on St Andrew street west, in the town of Fergus.

OPP attended and spoke with staff and the suspect. Investigation revealed that the suspect was attempting to open an account with false identification and forged documents.

Further investigations revealed the woman had done the same at four other banks in Wellington County in the last month.

55 year old, Mary-Jean CAMPBELL previously of the Toronto area was charged with six counts of Obtaining Credit Under False Pretences and 12 counts of Using Forged Documents contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada and held for bail.

CAMPBELL was using the aliases of "Tara Jean MILLER", "Sara Jane MARTIN" and "Andrea Mary KANTELBERG" and was recognizable by an Australian accent.

Anyone with information regarding this or similar incidents should contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1 888 310 1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.csgw.tips where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.


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