(ASHFIELD-COLBORNE-WAWANOSH, ON) – A resident of Ripley remains in custody on a pile of property related charges following some events that took place around Dungannon last week.
Just before 7:00 a.m. on November 11, 2021 Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call about a person on an ATV that was driving around the Dungannon area in a suspicious manner. Officers responded to the area however the suspect was not immediately located. However, a little while later officers received another call about a suspect that broke into a shed on Dungannon Road that attempted to steal an ATV. The property owners were able to detain the suspect until police arrived. Once officers arrived on scene they located and arrested the suspect. A search incident to arrest resulted in police finding the suspect in possession of suspected methamphetamine, a stolen ATV from Perth County and numerous other stolen items.
Further investigation revealed the accused had broken into a total of three premises located on Dungannon Road. Upon checking on his identity police also learned he was wanted by South Bruce OPP.
Dylan DUNDAS, 31 years of age from Ripley has been charged with the following offences:
· Operation While Prohibited
· Break & Enter – 3 counts
· Theft Under $5,000 – 3 counts
· Theft Over $5,000
· Mischief – 2 counts
· Possession of Stolen Property Under $5,000 – 2 counts
· Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle
· Possession of Schedule I Substance – Methamphetamine
· Fail to Comply with Probation Order
The accused remains in custody with a court appearance scheduled for November 19, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.