North Huron OPP Police Press Releases

Wingham Robbery – Repeat Offender Scott RYAN Arrested Again

(NORTH HURON, ON) – The Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Major Crimes Unit is investigating a robbery that took place on March 8th, 2024, at a business on Josephine Street in the Township of North Huron (Wingham). 

On Friday, March 8th, 2024, at 6:10 a.m., the Huron County OPP was contacted by a store owner who called to report a robbery that had taken place at approximately 6:00 a.m. One male suspect had entered the store, produced a note, and demanded cash. The suspect appeared to have been carrying a concealed weapon. The employee advised the suspect that there was no cash inside the store. The suspect then left the store and fled on foot.

Investigators were able to later identify the suspect and on March 11th, the suspect was arrested in Wingham and taken into custody.

A search warrant of the suspect’s residence yielded evidence from the robbery.

Scott RYAN, 36 years of age from the Township of North Huron has been charged with the following offences:

–      Robbery with Intent,

–      Fail to Comply with Probation – (seven counts).

The accused was processed at the Huron OPP detachment and held for a bail hearing.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677.