On Monday, Feb. 5, at approximately 10:03 a.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment were called to the Langton Food Market, 51 Queen Street, Langton, after receiving a complaint about a fraud.
Through the course of investigation, it was determined that a male and female entered the store on Sunday, Feb. 4, at approximately 3:15 p.m. and tendered counterfeit currency.
The male is described as approximately 50 years of age, 5’10", heavy set, balding with grey hair and had facial hair.
The female is described as approximately 50 years of age, 5’5", thin build with shoulder length hair.
Investigators from the Norfolk County OPP Detachment would like to speak to these individuals. If anyone has any information or can identify the male or female they are being asked to contact the Norfolk County OPP Detachment 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.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
SIU invokes mandate
As a result of a traffic stop in the area of Front Road near Port Rowan on Feb. 22, officers with Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment charged a 24-year-old male driver, Darren Carpani of Tillsonburg, with impaired operation of a motor vehicle, operate motor vehicle with over 80 milligrams of alcohol, and resist peace officer.
As a result of this interaction, the OPP notified the province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) which invoked its mandate.