Car stolen from Brussels overnight

May 23, 2013 by  
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HURON EAST - Huron County OPP officers are currently investigating an overnight theft of a 2011 Hyundai Accent.

The silver two-door hatchback was stolen from the driveway of a King Street residence in Brussels.  This crime took place sometime between 10:30 p.m. on May 21, 2013 and 6 a.m. this morning.

The vehicle was left unlocked with the ignition key inside the vehicle. The estimated value of the vehicle is around $13,000.

Please do your part to prevent a crime, OPP urge. Lock your vehicle doors, do not leave your ignition key in the vehicle and do not leave valuables in plain view.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 524-8314.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

MALE CHARGED WITH THEFT AFTER GAS DRIVE-OFFS

SOUTH HURON - Huron County OPP officers have charged a 25-year-old man with two counts of theft under $5,000 following two incidents where he failed to pay for his gasoline fill up.

Officers were notified of the theft on May 17, 2013.  An employee at the Shell gas station located on Main Street North in Exeter witnessed the driver of a Pontiac Grand Am pump around $30 worth of gasoline and then take off without paying.  The gas attendant recognized the vehicle and the person from an earlier gas drive off that took place in April.  The employee provided police with a detailed suspect description and licence plate of the suspect vehicle.  Officers were able to locate the man and upon questioning he admitted to both thefts.

The South Huron man is charged with two counts of theft.  He has a court appearance scheduled at the Ontario Court of Justice - Exeter on June 27, 2013.

SEVEN-DAY VEHICLE IMPOUNDMENT AND COURT DATE

HOWICK - On May 18, 2013 at approximately 8:45 a.m., a Huron County OPP officer conducting RADAR patrol on Belmore Line in Belmore observed a grey Ford Explorer speeding along at a high rate of speed.  The officer locked the vehicle speed at 123 km/h in a posted 50-km/h zone.

A 25-year-old man from London is charged with racing a motor motor vehicle by speeding 50km/h or more.  He will now have to attend Provincial Offences Court to answer to the charge.  His driver’s licence has been suspended for seven days and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

17-YEAR-OLD FACING SEVERAL CHARGES

CENTRAL HURON - Huron County OPP officers have charged a 17-year-old man with several offences following an early morning traffic stop this past Sunday.  Just before 4 a.m., a Huron OPP officer observed a blue Dodge Caravan travelling southbound on Orchard Line without working taillights.  Officers stopped the van driver on Black’s Point Road.  Upon speaking with the driver, the officer noticed several open containers of alcohol inside the van.  It was also noted the driver had been drinking alcohol.  A roadside screening test was completed, which resulted in a fail for the driver.  He was transported to the Huron OPP detachment for breath tests; both of his samples were above the legal limit.

The driver, 17 years of age from Central Huron, has been charged with driving a motor vehicle with over 80 mg of alcohol, consuming alcohol under the age of 19, and being a novice driver with a blood alcohol concentration above zero. He has a court date scheduled for the Youth Justice Court - Goderich on June 13, 2013.  He received an automatic 90-day driver’s licence suspension.

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