Police blotter: Two break ins at library
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Money and a television were taken in two break and enters at the Delhi library over the past few days.
Sometime between 9:30 a.m.-10:40 p.m. on Feb. 11, someone forcibly gained entry into the library and removed a donation jar containing a quantity of money.
At about 1:57 a.m. the following day, Norfolk OPP responded to another break and enter report at the Delhi library. This time suspects removed a 55-inch Sony television.
Police are asking all surrounding residents in the area to report suspicious behaviour or individuals immediately by calling 1-888-310-1122 or if a crime is in progress call 911.
Mischief to vehicle
Norfolk County OPP is reminding the public to protect their property and valuables after an incident at Kolbe Drive in Port Dover.
On Feb. 10 at 6:48 a.m., police received a report of a mischief.
Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that in the early morning hours, someone damaged the driver’s side rear tail light on a parked vehicle.
The OPP are continuing to investigate and are seeking the public’s assistance with this investigation. If anyone has any information, they are being asked to contact the Norfolk County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.
Vehicle collides with tow truck cable
A tow truck operator was in the process of pulling a vehicle out of the ditch on St. John’s Road East in Simcoe when another vehicle travelling along the roadway struck a tow cable that was attached to the vehicle in the ditch.
The driver of the vehicle did not suffer any injuries however their vehicle sustained minor damage.
“Police are reminding all drivers to be aware of their surroundings at all times and to expect the unexpected. Please be very cautious when approaching any emergency vehicle on the side of the roadway and that includes tow trucks,” Norfolk OPP Const. Ed Sanchuk said in a release.
Women charged in truck theft
Two women from Six Nations were charged last week after a pickup truck was stolen from the Brant County roads department.
Brant OPP learned at 6 a.m. Thursday that a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado was missing from a county works yard on Pleasant Ridge Road.
About 90 minutes later, Haldimand OPP received a report of a Brant County roads vehicle travelling erratically on Main Street in Hagersville. The truck pulled into the Pioneer gas bar in Hagersville and refueled.
Less than an hour after that, Haldimand OPP received a report of a Brant County vehicle in the ditch on Walpole Road 10. Police arrested two women nearby.
A 31-year-old woman has been charged with theft over $5,000, possession of property obtained by crime worth more than $5,000, possession of break-in tools, theft under $5,000, and driving while under suspension.
A 25-year-old woman has been charged with possession of property obtained by crime worth more than $5,000.
The pair will answer the charges at a later date at the court house in Cayuga.