Area OPP Police Press Releases

Repeat Offender Arrested Again – Meth A Factor

(ASHFIELD-COLBORNE-WAWANOSH, ON) – A Goderich man is facing nine criminal charges following an investigation conducted by Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) earlier this week.

At approximately 7:39 a.m. on October 6, 2021 Huron OPP officers received a call about a suspicious person that was inside one of the old hangars located at the Goderich Airport.  Officers responded to the scene and upon arrival they located the suspicious person in his motor vehicle leaving the property. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was placed under arrest. A search of the accused’s vehicle and his person resulted in police locating numerous stolen tools, copper piping, copper wire, scrap metals, stolen ignition keys and other items. Additionally, police located and seized a quantity of suspected methamphetamine. 

Craig SOMERVILLE, 34 years of age from Goderich has been charged with:

·        Break and Enter

·        Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – five counts

·        Mischief Under $5,000

·        Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Methamphetamine

·        Fail to Comply with Probation Order

The accused has since been released with a court appearance scheduled for November 8, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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