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K9 Tracks Down Brendan CARD After Home Invasion

(WEST PERTH, ON) – A suspect has been caught with the assistance of the Canine Unit in the Municipality of West Perth.

On February 08 2021, just before 11:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a suspicious person at a residence on Line 36, in the Municipality of West Perth. The suspect had kicked in the door of the residence and then fled the area on foot.

The Perth County OPP was assisted by the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the OPP Canine Unit, who located the suspect after tracking the suspect for approximately four kilometers. 

As a result, Brendan CARD, 38, of West Perth, has been charged with:

  • Break, Enter a dwelling house – With Intent to Commit Indictable Offence
  • Trespassing at Night
  • Mischief – Obstructs, Interrupts, or Interferes with the Lawful Use, Enjoyment, or Operation of Property

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.P3tips.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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