Criminals Target Homes During Funeral Services

Source: Area OPP
Date: Fri Sep 7 02:28:51 MST 2018

(ELGIN COUNTY, ON) - The Elgin County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have now investigated two separate break and enters to homes that occurred when family members are out attending funerals in their local areas.

Police would like to remind the public that criminals use readily available information to target vulnerable people. This includes people attending funerals.

On August 3, 2018 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. suspect(s) enter a residence on Crinan Line in West Elgin, Ontario. The residence was west of Graham Road.

Jewellery, money, and identification documents were stolen from the residence.

On August 30, 2018 between the hours of 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. suspects(s) enter a residence on Hacienda Road in Malahide Township, Ontario. The residence was north of Chalet Line.

Electronics, money, clothing, and tools were stolen from the residence.

In both break and enters Elgin County OPP Scenes of Crime Officers (SOCO) attended the residents. Evidentiary information was gained from both break and enter scenes.

Elgin County OPP are asking that the public report any suspicious people or vehicles to police immediately by calling 1-888-310-1122.

If you have further information about these incidents and you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or submit an online tip at, where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.

Blyth Bill

Area OPP

Death Investigation Update - Accused Arrested at Airport
Theft From Locked Shed
Another ATV Stolen
Serious Injuries In Rollover Collision On Bruce Road 19
Criminal(s) Steal Items From Unlocked Vechicle
Police Investigating Bomb Threat At High School
Home Ransacked In Goderich - $200 Electric Lawnmower Stolen
Head On Collision On Hwy 26 Closed Road - One Airlifted
68 Year Old From Goderich Caught Going 109 in an 80 - Alcohol A Factor
BOLO Stolen Polaris Side-byside From Blyth Road
Male Found Deceased Following Family Dispute
34 Year Old Facing Sexual Assault Charge - Name Released
Repeat Offender Arrested For Clinton Pharmacy Break In
Driver Killed While Trying To Cross Road
Triple Homicide Update - Victims Identified
$1.5 Million Fire Destroys Barn And Livestock
23 Year Old Stunt Driver In Walkerton Has Vehicle Impounded
Suspicious Deaths Update: Two Males And One Female
John REED - Death Threats, Breach Probation
Driver Arrested At RIDE
23 Year Old Extricated & Airlifted Following Collision On Hwy 86
Male Struck By Train Pronounced Deceased On Scene
OPP Investigating 3 Suspicious Deaths - Road Closed
28 Year Old From Brockton Facing Drunk Driving Charge
40 Year Old From Kincardine Arrested For Refusing To Blow

Huron County

West Nile virus found in Huron County mosquitoes
Health Unit: Avoid Mosquito Bites

North Huron

NOTICE: Special Meeting of the North Huron Police Services Board - July 3, 2018

Wingham Police Service