Updated Post: July 3rd 2019
On Saturday June 22nd 2019, police received report of a break and enter that had occurred at a South Line road residence in the Glenelg area. The victim’s pick-up truck and tools, cash and electronics were stolen along with a large quantity of firearms.
On Sunday June 23rd 2019, the stolen truck was located in Hanover and the West Grey Police recovered the stolen truck and tools.
On Tuesday July 2nd 2019, subsequent to the on-going break and enter investigation, the West Grey Police Service successfully recovered eleven firearms which had been stolen from the Glenelg area residence.
The West Grey Police Criminal Investigations Bureau are working to process the recovered property and the investigation into this matter is ongoing. Anyone with information is being asked to contact the West Grey Police Service at 519-371-6911. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS to provide information anonymously. Crime Stoppers Tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.
Original Post: June 22nd 2019
Stolen truck recovered, stolen firearms still outstanding
The West Grey Police Service is investigating the theft of firearms from a South Line road residence in the Glenelg area. On Saturday June 22nd 2019, police were contacted for reports of a break and enter.
It is believed that sometime between 5:00pm on Friday June 21st and 6:00pm on
Saturday June 22nd, suspect(s) broke into the residence and managed to steal an entire gun cabinet that contained ten riffles of varying calibers.
Suspects also stole money, tools and the victims 2007 Chevrolet Silverado which was recovered by police on Sunday June 23rd, however the remaining property is still outstanding.
The investigation is on-going as the West Grey Police Scenes Of Crime Unit works to recover evidence from the property. Anyone with information is being asked to contact the West Grey Police Service at 519-371-6911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS should you wish to remain anonymous.
List of Stolen Firearms:
-COOEY, Bolt action, Rifle
-REMINGTON, Bolt action Rifle
-REMINGTON 700, Bolt action, Rifle
-PARKER HALE MUSKETOON, Breech/muzzle loader, Rifle
-THOMPSON CENTER TRIUMPH, Breech/muzzle loader, Rifle
-MARLIN, Lever action, Rifle
-WINCHESTER 94, Lever action, Rifle
-ITCHACA MODEL 37, Pump action, Shotgun
-REMINGTON 870, Pump action, Shotgun
-22 Caliber, Bolt action, Rifle