Briefs include one person charged for having cannabis in their vehicle, a pick up truck stolen in South-West Oxford and several vehicles being broken into over the weekend, prompting Oxford OPP to remind residents to lock their cars.
TILLSONBURG - Oxford OPP arrested a 36 year old from Tillsonburg who had his cannabis readily available in his vehicle.
Police say the pulled over the car on Cedar Street just after midnight on Sunday. The officer stated in their report that it was apparent that there was cannabis readily available in the vehicle.
As a result, the illegally stored cannabis was seized, and a 36-year-old from Tillsonburg, Ontario was charged with the following offences:
- Drive Motor Vehicle With Cannabis Readily Available
- Drive Motor Vehicle - No Licence
The driver was issued Provincial Offence Notices.
SWOX - A 1992 two tone blue Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck was stolen from a home on Loweville road in South-West Oxford.
Police say the truck was taken sometime overnight on Saturday. It has the Ontario licence plate AX89254.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Oxford County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or submit an online tip at www.oxfordcrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.
OXFORD COUNTY - Oxford OPP are preaching lock it or lose it after several vehicle entries over the weekend.
These tips not only help to prevent auto theft, they also help to prevent the theft of valuables that may be left in your vehicle:
- Always roll up the windows, lock the door and pocket the key
- If you have a garage, use it. Lock the door as well as the vehicle
- Always park in a well-lit area
- Never leave your vehicle running while it's unattended
- Keep valuable items out of plain view
- Keep your purse or wallet with you
A professional thief can steal your vehicle (or valuables from your vehicle) in less than a minute, so don't make it any easier for them.
Anyone with information about this or any investigation is asked to contact the Oxford County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or submit an online tip at www.oxfordcrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $,2000.