(SOUTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a South Huron resident with Theft and Mischief after he was caught stealing copper from a business in Centralia.
On Monday, November 8, 2021 at approximately 3:00 a.m. Huron County OPP received a call about a suspect that was at a business located on Canada Avenue stealing copper shavings. Huron OPP arrived within minutes and caught the suspect in the act of stealing copper shavings worth about $800.
The accused was arrested and taken into custody without incident.
Further investigation revealed the suspect had attended the day before and damaged property at the business as well he stole some scrap metal.
Dennis ENGLAND, 42 years of age from South Huron has been charged with Theft Under $5,000 and two counts of Mischief Under $5,000. The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for December 20, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.