Grenville OPP urges residents to lock cars after 7 separate theft incidents occurred between Aug. 22 and 25

An SD&G OPP cruiser. Smith photo, Nation Valley News file

KEMPTVILLE — A vehicle was entered  during the night of August 22 and 23 and workshop on Sheppard Close, North Grenville and stole tools and equipment. On the same evening, a vehicle was entered at a residence on Flynn Rd., North Grenville and cash and personal documents were stolen. The investigations are ongoing.

NORTH GRENVILLE — Culprit(s) entered four unlocked parked vehicles on the night of of August 23 and 24 at a residence on River Rd., North Grenville and stole money and a pair of New Balance running shoes. A second residence on River Rd. had three unlocked vehicles entered and a variety of items were stolen including tools, jewelry, personal documents and cash.

On the same evening, culprit(s) entered an unlocked vehicle parked at a residence on Boundary Rd., Kemptville and stole money. The other locked vehicles on the property were not entered or damaged. At a residence on County Road 19, three unlocked vehicles were entered and cash was stolen. Another vehicle at a home on River View Lane had an unlocked vehicle entered and a wallet and cash were stolen. On Flynn Road, North Grenville an unlocked residential shed was entered and full gas tank was stolen. Police also were dispatched to a theft of copper pipes from a construction site on County Road 43, North Grenville. The investigations are ongoing.

KEMPTVILLE —  Culprit(s) stole cash and a rear licence plate on August 25 from an unlocked vehicle parked at a business on Ryan’s Well Drive, Kemptville. The investigation is ongoing.

A vehicle with an unlocked door or an open window is an easy target. Protect your vehicle from theft. Always roll up your vehicle windows, lock the doors and pocket the keys when you park your car. Park in a well-lit area and never leave valuables in plain view.

Anyone with information on the above occurrences is asked to call Grenville County O.P.P. Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122, the Kemptville Detachment at 613-258-3441 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip on-line at. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn cash reward 

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