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OPP Police Press Releases Southgate WFP

Phillip Baumlisberger Was Arrested

(SOUTHGATE, ON) – One individual is facing charges following a report of a break and enter at a property in Southgate.

On May 11, 2024, an individual broke into a seasonal property on Highway 89 in the Municipality of Southgate. The owner fixed the damage but did not report to police. On May 13, 2024, at 8:33 p.m., the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a break and enter that occurred at the same seasonal property. Police attended and located an individual on the property. There is no evidence to suggest the same individual broke in both times.

As a result, Phillip Baumlisberger, 35-years-old of Amaranth Township has been charged with the following:

  • Break, enter dwelling house – commit indictable offence
  • Theft under $5000
  • Mischief – destroys or damages property

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on June 6, 2024.

It is important for homeowners to report all break and enters to police and reports of suspicious individuals or vehicles.

The Grey Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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Hearst OPP Police Press Releases

Denika TAYLOR – Break & Enter

(HEARST, ON) – One person was arrested near the scene of a break and enter.

On May 5, 2024, shortly before 7:30 p.m., the James Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call reporting a break and enter on Quirion Street in Hearst. As police were responding to this call, another call came in reporting a person walking into traffic along Highway 11, close to the original call for service.

An investigation determined the person walking along Highway 11 was in possession of items taken from the residence of the break and enter.

As a result of the investigation, Denika TAYLOR, 30 years of age of Constance Lake, was charged with the following:

  • Break and enter a dwelling house – commit indictable offence
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000
  • Theft over $5000
  • Mischief – interfere with any person in the lawful use, enjoyment or operation of property over $5000
  • Mischief under $5000
  • Unlawfully in dwelling house
  • Possession of an identity document

The accused remains in custody and is scheduled to next appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on May 10, 2024 in Hearst.

The OPP would like to remind the public that locking the doors of your residence and vehicles can deter would-be criminals an easy opportunity to take your belongings or invade your privacy. Lock it up and keep your property safe.

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OPP Police Press Releases Warwick

Brendon BOLDUC – Break & Enter

(WARWICK TOWNSHIP, ON) – An Individual is charged with several offences in relation to a previous break, enter and theft to a business in Warwick Township.

On Saturday, April 13, 2024, at 9:26 a.m., members of the Lambton detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a business located in the 5200 block of Nauvoo Road, Warwick Township in relation to a break, enter and theft.   

An employee at the business reported that an unknown individual forced their way into the business overnight and stole a quantity of cash. The individual caused significant damage to the interior of the business.

Brendon BOLDUC, 37-year-old from Warwick Township, Ontario has been charged with the following:

  • Break, Enter Place – Commit Indictable Offence
  • Mischief Under $5000 (2 Counts)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 (2 Counts)
  • Fail to Comply with Undertaking
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking

The accused has been released and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice – Sarnia on May 13, 2024.

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OPP Police Press Releases SHELBURNE

Mitcho BOGLIS Was Arrested

(SHELBURNE, ON) – Members from the Dufferin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged an individual as a result of break and enter to a restaurant on Main Street in the Town of Shelburne.

On April 29, 2024, shortly after 1:00 a.m., Dufferin OPP responded to the report of a break and enter at a local restaurant in Shelburne. Upon arrival, police noted the rear door ajar and broken wine bottles inside the establishment. The investigation revealed the suspect stole alcohol.

Officers reviewed security footage and were able to identify the male suspect. The suspect was charged accordingly and released from police custody.

A few hours later officers responded to a second break and enter to the same address. After reviewing video surveillance, the suspect was confirmed to be the same male police charged earlier that day. The investigation confirmed the male stole alcohol again.

As a result of the two investigations, Mitcho BOGLIS, 70-year-old from Shelburne has been charged with:

·      Break, Enter a place – commit indictable offence – (two counts)

·      Theft Under $5000 – (two counts)

·      Failure to comply with undertaking

Anyone with information regarding this break and enter is asked to contact Dufferin OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also submit your information online at https://ontariocrimestoppers.ca/.

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Caledon OPP Police Press Releases

Jozsef TOTH & David BALOGH Were Arrested

(CALEDON, ON) – Officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged two individuals following a break and enter investigation.

On April 22, 2024, officers were dispatched to a commercial address on Simpson Road to investigate a theft. The preliminary investigation revealed a break and enter that occurred on April 20. Aluminium products valued at approximately $48,000 were taken.

On April 23, 2024, an officer patrolling the Bolton area observed the vehicle seen in the surveillance footage during the break of enter. With the assistance of Caledon OPP’s Community Street Crime Unit, the two occupants of the vehicle were arrested.

As a result, David BALOGH, 28, of Scarborough, was charged with:

• Break, enter a place

• Possession break-in instruments

• Fail to comply with probation order – two counts

The accused was held for a Bail Hearing.

Jozsef TOTH, 33, of Toronto, was charged with:

• Break, enter a place

• Possession break-in instruments

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on May 23, 2024, to answer to the charges.

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Leamington OPP Police Press Releases

Break & Enter – DAMM & CLARK Arrested

(LEAMINGTON, ON) – Multiple charges have been laid in relation to a break and enter in the Municipality of Leamington.

On April 11, 2024, at approximately 7:33 p.m., the Leamington detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), were dispatched to an address on Mersea Road E in Leamington.

Officers arrived on scene and located and arrested two individuals inside the residence.

Dylan DAMM, 29 years-of-age of Kingsville has been charged with the following Criminal Code Offences:

·        Break, Enter a place – commit indictable offence

·        Theft Under $5000

·        Possession Break In Instruments

Robin Marilyn CLARK, 58 years-of-age of Kingsville has been charged with the following Criminal Code Offences:

·        Break, Enter a place – commit indictable offence

·        Theft Under $5000

·        Possession Break In Instruments

The accused were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, located in Windsor at a later date.

The Essex County OPP is requesting that anyone with information on this or any other investigation to call 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.catchcrooks.com.You may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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Guelph Police Service Police Press Releases

Guelph Police Withhold Names Of Burglars

A Hamilton couple face more than two dozen charges following a series of Guelph residential break-ins while the homeowners were sleeping. Similar break-ins were also reported in Hamilton, Wellington County and in Niagara Region.

On March 24, four residences in south Guelph were entered in the early morning hours while the owners were sleeping. An Audi SUV was stolen from one of the homes, and property from the Audi was later discovered near an abandoned Toyota SUV which had been stolen during a break-in at a Hamilton home.

Members of the Guelph Police Break Enter Auto Theft Unit conducted an investigation that led them to a Hamilton address where two parties were observed in the stolen Audi. That information was passed onto Hamilton Police Service who continued the investigation. On March 27th members of the Hamilton Police Service stopped the vehicle and arrested the two occupants.

A 30-year-old Hamilton man and 33-year-old Hamilton woman face a long list of charges and will eventually be returned to Guelph to be arrested in relation to those incidents.

The Guelph Police Service acknowledges the assistance provided by the victims which helped lead to these significant arrests.

“The creation of our Break Enter Auto Theft Unit has greatly increased our ability to investigate these offences which continue to impact our citizens,” said Guelph Police Service Chief Gord Cobey. “In addition to recognizing the hard work of our investigators, it is important that we acknowledge the support of our Police Services Board and Council in making these critical public safety investments to support our rapidly growing city.”

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City Of Kawartha Lakes OPP Police Press Releases

3 Arrested For Break & Enter – Names Released

(CITY OF KAWARTHA LAKES, ON) – Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a local business after receiving a complaint for a break and enter in progress; three people were located and arrested, one was released and two were held for a Bail Hearing.

On March 30, 2024, at approximately 1:25 a.m., City of Kawartha Lakes OPP received a complaint for a break and enter in progress. Officers attended the local business, in Woodville, where the suspects had left prior to police arrival. Through investigation the suspect vehicle was located a short time later on Peniel Rd, and three people were arrested.  

Julie WILLIAMS, 51-year-old of Cannington, was charged with:

  • Break, Enter a place – with intent to commit indictable offence
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

Evelyn OAKLEY, 47-year-old of Toronto, was charged with:

  • Break, Enter a place – with intent to commit indictable offence
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
  • Failure to Comply with Undertaking
  • Failure to Comply with Release Order – other than to attend court
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine

Bobby WOOD, 41-year-old of Toronto, was charged with:

  • Break, Enter a place – with intent to commit indictable offence
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order x2
  • Failure to Comply with Undertaking
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine

All accused are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay at a later date.

The Ontario Provincial Police is committed to serving our province by protecting its’ citizens, upholding the law and preserving public safety.

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Halton Regional Police Police Press Releases

Christopher Dayfoot Arrested Again – Break & Enter

On Monday March 25, 2024, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS), responded to two separate break and enter occurrences in the area of Main Street North and Kennedy Street, Georgetown. Both entries occurred over the preceding weekend while the homeowners were away. The suspect forced entry to both residences taking items of value, debit and credit cards.

As a result of the investigation on March 27, 2024, Christopher Dayfoot (38), of Georgetown, has been charged with the following:

  • Break and Enter Commit an Indictable Offence (2 Counts)
  • Fraudulent use of Credit Cards (2 Counts)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000
  • Breach of a Release Order

At the time of the offences Dayfoot was on two different forms of release stemming from previous criminal charges.

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2416.

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Owen Sound Police Police Press Releases

Smash & Grab @ Weed Store – James FARR Arrested Again

On March 26, 2024 at approximately 2:30 a.m. a man used a rock to smash through the front bay window of a Cannabis Retail business in Owen Sound. The man entered the store and proceeded to steal property including I Pads. The man climbed back through the window and
fled from the area.

Owen Sound Police investigated, and with the assistance of video surveillance footage from the business, were able to identify the suspect based on several recent arrests of the same individual for previous property crimes. Just after 8:30 a.m. a patrolling officer located and arrested the suspect in the area of 16 th Street and 16 th Avenue East. The man proceeded to provide police with a fictitious identity. The man
was searched and found in possession of two stolen IPad’s from Cannabis store.

The accused, 29-year-old James FARR, of no fixed address, was charged with Break, Enter and Commit Theft, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Obstructing a Peace Officer. FARR was held in police custody pending a bail hearing.

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Meaford OPP Police Press Releases WFP

Break & Enter – Suspects At Large

(MEAFORD, ON) – The Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are seeking the publics assistance in locating video surveillance of a break and enter.

On March 23, 2024, at 2:23 p.m., the Grey Bruce OPP responded to a break and enter from a business on Susan Street in the Municipality of Meaford. Sometime between March 182024, and March 23, 2024, unknown individual(s) broke into a business and removed a Tohatsu MFS 9.8 boat motor.

If anyone has any information or video surveillance between March 18, 2024, and March 23, 2024, of the break and enter or an individual with a boat motor, they are being asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at https://crimestop-gb.org/ where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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Huntsville OPP Police Press Releases

Aron LAMOUREUX – Break & Enter, Theft

(HUNTSVILLE, ON) – Members of the Huntsville Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid multiple charges following an investigation into stolen beer kegs.

On March 14, 2024, at approximately 2:30 p.m. officers were contacted regarding a suspicious male party attempting to return stolen beer kegs to a local brewery. Officers began an investigation and were able to identify the accused and several affected local businesses.

As a result, Aron LAMOUREUX, age 38, of Huntsville was charged with:

  • Mischief – destroys or damages property
  • Break, Enter a place – commit indictable offence – Two counts
  • Theft Under $5000 – Three counts
  • Trafficking in Stolen Goods under $5,000 (incl. possession with intent to traffic) – Two Counts

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice at a later date.

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OPP Pembroke Police Press Releases

Ian HOPPER Arrested Again – Break & Enter

(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid several charges against a local resident after a recent break, enter and theft.   

The UOV OPP began investigating a break, enter and theft that took place on the morning of March 12, 2024. A garage at a residence on River Road in Pembroke was entered and an assortment of hand and power tools were stolen including an air compressor and reciprocating saw. An OPP Scenes of Crime Officer (SOCO) assisted with the investigation.   

As a result of this incident 48-year-old Ian HOPPER of Petawawa has been arrested and charged following Criminal Code (CC) offences:

  • Break and enter with intent to commit an indictable offence
  • Mischief – destroys or damages property
  • Theft under $5000
  • Breach of probation – three counts

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on April 23, 2024.  

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OPP Police Press Releases South River

3 Arrested For Break & Enter – Drugs A Factor

(SOUTH RIVER, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has arrested and charged three people after responding to a break and enter.

On March 18, 2024, shortly after 5:30 a.m., Almaguin Highlands OPP responded to a break and enter into a building at the historical train station in the Village of South River on Montreal Avenue.  

As a result of the investigation, multiple people were arrested and approximately 53 grams of suspected Fentanyl was seized. The estimated street value of the drugs is approximately $21,000.

James CARTER, 33-years-old, of South River was charged with:

  • Break, enter a place – with intent to commit indictable offence
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – opioid (other than heroin)
  • Engage in prohibited activity on premises

The accused appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice Video Bail Court in Parry Sound on March 18, 2024. 

Vincent BEASELY, 34-years-old, and Steven CHREST, 36-years-old, both from South River were also charged with:

  • Break, enter a place – with intent to commit indictable offence
  • Possession of a schedule I substance – opioid (other than heroin)
  • Engage in prohibited activity on premises

Both accused are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on April 25, 2024, in Sundridge, Ontario.

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OPP Police Press Releases South Bruce Peninsula

More Criminals Caught On Camera – Charolette Beirnes, Jeffrey Carder & Benjamin Katzman Arrested

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – Three individuals are facing charges after they were located inside a residence on Jewel Bridge Road after breaking into it.

On March 18, 2024, at 4:42 p.m., the owner of a residence on Jewel Bridge Road observed on his security cameras three parties breaking into his residence. The OPP arrived and located three individuals on the property.

Charolette Beirnes, 49-years-old of Meaford was charged with:

·      Break, enter a place – commit indictable offence

Jeffrey Carder, 49-years-old of Meaford was charged with:

·      Break, enter a place – commit indictable offence

Both accused are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on April 11, 2024.

Benjamin Katzman, 37-years-old of Alliston was charged with:

·      Break, enter a place – commit indictable offence

·      Possession of a schedule I substance – methamphetamine

·      Fail to comply with probation order

The accused was held pending a bail hearing.