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Theft of Canadian flags, cattle thief arrested

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On Monday, June 30, 2014 in the early morning hours, unknowns attended the Turkey Point Marina and proceeded to remove two large Canadian flags 54x108 and 36x24 from the flag poles located at the front of the marina at Clubhouse Road, Turkey Point.

The Norfolk County OPP Detachment is continuing to investigate and is seeking assistance from the public. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are being asked to contact the Norfolk County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police 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 $2000.

 

CATTLE THIEF ARRESTED

Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter at a dairy farm located on Greenly Line in Norwich Township on June 29, 2014.

The suspect(s) had attended the farm overnight and opened the gates and pen areas allowing numerous cows to walk freely around the property. After securing the cows back into the barn the next morning, the owner discovered that two young calves were missing.

Through investigation, the female Holsteins ages 4 days and 8 days were located on a property in Zorra Township. One male was arrested without incident on July 1, 2014.

A 19-year-old man from South West Oxford Township has been charged with the following:

Break and Enter to a place – Commit Indictable Offence

Fraud Under $5,000

Mischief Under $5,000

Theft of Cattle (2 counts)

Fraudulent Taking/Branding of Cattle (2 counts)

Theft Under $5,000 (2 counts)

Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 (2 counts)

The 19-year-old was released on a Promise to Appear and an Officer in Charge Undertaking and will appear in Woodstock Court at a future date.

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