(CULROSS TWP, ON) – On June 8, 2022, at 4:59 a.m., the Huron County Ontario Provincial Police received a report of a fuel theft from a property along Patrick Street in Huron East. A White cube van was reported to be involved in the theft.
On June 8, 2022, at 5:50 a.m., the South Bruce OPP received a report of an attempted vehicle theft in the village of Teeswater. Responding officers received a description of a White cube van involved in the attempted theft.
Members of Huron County OPP located the suspect vehicle located on a rural property along Concession 2 in Culross Township. Investigators received information that the suspects had access to firearms.
Members of the West Region OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), West Region OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), OPP Canine Unit, OPP Aviation Services, OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), South Bruce OPP Major Crime Unit, OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and Huron County OPP are assisting the South Bruce OPP with this investigation.
As a result of the execution of a search warrant, police seized a quantity of Methamphetamine and Fentanyl. The estimated value of the seized controlled substances is $25,500.
Officers also recovered a large quantity of stolen property. The list of recovered property includes:
· GMC Sierra 2500
· Chevrolet Silverado 1500
· Ford F350
· Ford F450 Cargo Van
· Ford Excursion
· Pontiac Firebird
· Sea-Doo Boat
· Utility Trailer
· Can-Am All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV)
· Yamaha ATV
· Suzuki dirt bike
· Ski-Doo snow mobile
· KTM dirt bike
· Car hauler trailer
· Salem camper trailer
· Brass Knuckles/Folding Knife
· Six Pelican Kayaks
The combined value of the recovered stolen property is estimated to be $211,235.
The investigation is continuing.