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West Nipissing Police Service Media Release

July 19th, 2018

The West Nipissing Police is investigating a theft from a motor vehicle in the Michaud Street area. The complainant contacted the police to report that someone entered onto his property, entered his vehicle and made off with his wallet. The wallet contained money, credit cards and personal identification. No suspects have been identified at this time.

A Pembroke Street man contacted the police to report that he was the victim of a theft. The man indicated that he left his home for a short period of time and when he returned his Galaxy cellular telephone had been stolen. The investigation is ongoing.

Police have recovered a stolen utility trailer that was taken from the Legion Hall parking lot. Police received information about the trailer’s possible whereabouts and upon attending the location observed the item. The property has been returned to the owner and the theft continues to be investigated.

A River Valley resident contacted the police to report that damage was caused to his vehicle. The man informed police that as a result of a flat tire he left his vehicle parked along Highway 539 and left the vehicle unattended for a short period of time. The owner further indicated that the driver’s side window of the truck was smashed sometime while he was away. Police invite anyone that may have observed suspicious activity around a truck on Highway 539 to call in with the information.

The West Nipissing Police Service is investigating mischief to municipal property in Verner. Police were notified that the culprit(s) spray painted slides and a building at the France Gareau Park. The culprit(s) used red paint and also painted “west side blood” on the municipal building. The incident is being investigated as a mischief.

Anyone with information about these occurrences is asked to contact the West Nipissing Police Service at 705-753-1234. For those who wish to remain anonymous, there are three ways to contact the Near North Crime Stoppers. Call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text the word “Nipper” plus the tip information to CRIMES (274637), or submit a tip online at nearnorthcrimestoppers.com.