Police blotter: Theft from Tim Hortons



Police are investigating a theft at Tim Hortons in Waterford.

On Sunday afternoon, a woman was in the drive-thru before she entered the building and spoke to one the employees about a previous order.

During the conversation, a request was made for a coupon for future use at which time the unknown woman reached over the counter and removed a quantity of coupons from the hands of an employee.

After taking the coupons, she got into the passenger side of a white Chevrolet Cruz.

The vehicle left the area in an unknown direction.

The woman was described as thin with long black hair. She was wearing a red winter coat, a bulky winter toque and dark tights at the time of the incident.

If anyone has any information or can identify the female, they are being asked to contact the Norfolk County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.

Police investigating mischief

A pickup truck at Bay Side Auto in Port Rowan was damaged sometime between Dec. 4-18.

The truck was parked on the Bay Street property at the time.

Once inside, the culprits damaged the ignition of the truck, glove box and then rifled through various documents, however nothing appears to have been taken.

Police are continuing to investigate.

Windows smashed

Haldimand OPP are investigating after windows were were smashed at a New Credit residence on Dec. 19.

The incident occurred at just before 2 a.m.

Police say an unknown person was heard running to a waiting vehicle before driving away.

The suspect vehicle, described as a dark-coloured sport utility vehicle with a roof rack, was last seen travelling west bound on Mississauga Road.

OPP is reminding all residents to report any suspicious persons or vehicles in their communities.

Two men charged in theft

A second man has been hit with a charges following the theft of hunting equipment Dec. 3 in Dunnville.

A hunter had parked his ATV in a wooded area and began to hunt near Freedoms Oak Golf Course. While out hunting, two unknown individuals arrived on an ATV and removed a backpack from ATV. Investigation by the Haldimand County OPP Street Crime Unit led to an address on Rainham Road in Dunnville Dec. 11 where they located and spoke with a male suspect.

Further investigation resulted in the recovery of some hunting equipment reported stolen in several incidents dating back to December 2016 as well as other criminal charges.

A 24-year-old Dunnville man has been charged with theft under $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

On Dec. 13, the OPP also charged a 27-year-old man with three counts of theft under $5,000, four counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, careless storage of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of marijuana.