Several vehicles broken into - police issue warning
November 5, 2016
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The Saugeen Shores Police Service is investigating the theft of a vehicle and numerous property crimes which occurred overnight (Nov.4) in Port Elgin.
At approximately 2:15am, police were dispatched to a Break and Enter at a residence on Waterloo Street. A resident had awoken to the sound of someone leaving the house. The complainant found his front door unlocked and discovered that a wallet had been stolen. The wallet was found later discarded on a neighbour’s property. A quantity of cash was stolen from the wallet. Police were unable to locate anyone in the area.
At 6:12am, police received a report of a stolen vehicle. A 2011 Nissan Murano, white in colour, licence BKVP135, was taken from the street in front of a residence on Highland Street. The keys had been left in the vehicle.
Police have received SIX further reports of entries to vehicles. Five of the vehicles were entered and damaged by breaking the passenger side window. The vehicle entries occurred on Highland Street, Joseph Street and Sandy Acres Road. Stolen property from the vehicles included cash, loose change and an Ipod.
Saugeen Shores Police would like to remind everyone - do NOT leave any valuables in your vehicle. Leaving your keys in the vehicle is an invitation for someone to steal it.
If your vehicle has been entered or damaged, please contact Saugeen Shores Police at 519-832-2500.
Anyone with information of the above incidents is asked to contact Saugeen Shores Police Service or Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.crimestoppersgb.ca .
On November 5, 2016 at 5:15am, Saugeen Shores Police received further reports of vehicles entered and property stolen.
Three vehicles were entered on Collard Way. Two of the vehicles had windows smashed. A large quantity of cash was stolen from a wallet in one of the vehicles.
At 5:55am, police received a complaint of another stolen vehicle. A black Toyota Tacoma, licence AC71277 was stolen from a driveway on Creekwood Drive in Southampton.
The vehicle stolen on November 4th, a white Nissan Murano was found in the driveway of the same residence. The vehicle had some damage to the passenger side.
Later in the morning, police received another complaint of a damaged vehicle. Overnight a window had been smashed and some money stolen from a vehicle on Miramichi Bay Road.
Saugeen Shores Police would like to remind residents to make sure they do not leave keys in a vehicle. The public can assist in this investigation by reporting any suspicious activity or noises immediately to the police.
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Saturday, November 05, 2016