Prince Edward OPP seeking public’s assistance in break-in investigations

Prince Edward OPP. (Gazette File Photo by Jason Parks)

Prince Edward County  OPP detachment members attended two separate break and enters on County Rd. 20 (Huyck’s Point Road) and one on Gilead Road  Tuesday to investigate a rash of morning intrusions.

Sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., unknown person(s) gained entry into a residence on Gilead Road and rummaged through items while the victims were home.

Another break-in was reported to have happened sometime between 8-11 a.m. on County Rd. 20.

A third break-in was reported after a report of an alarm being activated at 9:45 a.m. on County Rd. 20. The OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) attended to assist in the investigation.

Police are continuing to investigate into these and other recent break-ins in our community and are seeking assistance from the public. If anyone has any information they are being asked to contact the Prince Edward 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) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward.

For more information on how to protect your home and business, visit the OPP web site and type “SafeGuard” in the search field at: https://www.opp.ca/index.php.

-Staff