The Police Beat for May 1st 2023

by | May 1, 2023 | Local News

Police are investigating after a break-and-enter in North Perth last week.Last Thursday, Perth County OPP investigated a break-and-enter at a business on Main Street in North Perth.Someone gained entry to the business, and once inside, several Milwaukee tools were stolen. The estimated value of stolen items is $1500.Police are continuing to investigate.Anyone with information can call 1-888-310-1122.If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave a tip online.——-——-A 45-year-old from Central Huron faces charges after a collision last week.Emergency services and Union Gas Technicians were called to the scene of a crash on Stone School Line in Central Huron last week. An SUV collided with a gas meter close to a home, causing considerable damage to the meter.Police spoke to the driver, and found they were under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested, and later refused to comply with a demand for a breath sample.A 45-year-old from Central Huron was charged with Fail to Comply, and their driver’s licence was taken for 90 days.The accused was released, with a court appearance scheduled for June 19th in Goderich.——-——-A 34-year-old was charged with stunt driving in West Perth.Perth County OPP has charged a Huron County driver speeding more than 50km/h over the limit in West Perth.  A vehicle was stopped on Line 32 in West Perth, travelling 133km/h in an 80 zone.A 34-year-old from Huron County was charged with stunt driving, along with a 30-day driving suspension and two-week vehicle impoundment. The accused is scheduled to appear at court in Stratford on June 13.

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