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Repeat Offender Caught With Barrel Of Cut Copper Piping

(CENTRAL HURON, ON) – A London resident is facing several criminal charges following an investigation conducted by Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

On August 7, 2021 at approximately 7:43 p.m. Huron OPP officers responded to the former Bluewater Youth Centre located south of Goderich to investigate a report of a suspicious vehicle parked near the property. 

Upon arrival officers located a hole cut into the perimeter fencing as well as an open door into one of the buildings. Approximately one hour later police located a suspect pushing a barrel of cut copper piping.

The accused was placed under arrest and was taken into custody without incident. 

Jeffrey MCCAFFERTY, 44 years of age, from London has been charged with:

·        Break, Enter – Commit Indictable Offence

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

·        Mischief to Property

·        Fail to Comply with Probation Order

The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for September 13, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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