Area OPP Police Press Releases

Shawn PINKNEY Arrested For Snow Blower Theft

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – Thanks to great police work in the Municipality of North Perth, a theft has been solved moments after it occurred.

On February 06 2021, just after 3:30 a.m., a member of the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North Perth Detachment, was patrolling on Queen Street East, Listowel, when they observed a person pushing a snow blower down the road. The investigation revealed that the snow blower had just been stolen from a nearby residence on Queen Street.

As a result, Shawn PINKNEY, 33, of North Perth, has been arrested and charged with:

  • Theft Under $5000

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 Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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