(WINGHAM, ON) – A Wingham resident will be making a trip to court in the New Year following an investigation conducted this week by members of the Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).
On December 21, 2020 Huron County OPP members responded to an Edward Street residence in Wingham to investigate a report of a break-in and a theft from a motor vehicle. Upon speaking with the victim and reviewing video surveillance police learned the accused entered into the victim’s unlocked vehicle and stole change and a pocket knife from the vehicle. After taking the items from the vehicle the accused proceeded to enter into the porch area of the residence whereupon she stole a large bag containing miscellaneous items.
Officers were able to identify the accused and shortly thereafter she was located and arrested within the Town of Wingham. Upon searching the accused officers found her to be in possession of items stolen from the Edward Street residence, as well as, other items that were taken from unlocked vehicles that were parked on Cedar and Water Streets.
Catherine CORR, 31 years of age, from Wingham has been charged with the following offences:
- Break & Enter – Commit Indictable Offence
- Theft Under $5,000 from a Motor Vehicle
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – 2 counts
The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for February 15, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.