Crime in the Kawartha Lakes and surrounding areas! 


 

Sometime between the 11th December and the 18th December 2017 unknown suspect(s) committed a break and enter and theft, stealing property including the following trailer and two all-terrain vehicles. See photos.

Anyone with information are asked to contact the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP 1-888-310-1122 or Kawartha Haliburton Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or electronically by following links.



On December 13, 2017 at approximately 8:54 a.m., members from the Haliburton Highlands OPP received a report of a break and enter at the Minden United Church on Newcastle Street in the Township of Minden Hills.

The investigation, thus far, has revealed that sometime between December 12, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. and December 13, 2017 at 8:10 a.m., an unknown person(s) forced entry into the church and stole a quantity of cash and a 50" Sharp Television.

Anyone with information are asked to contact the Haliburton Highlands OPP 1-888-310-1122 or Kawartha Haliburton Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or electronically by following links.



On January 10, 2018 at approximately 7:19 a.m., members from the Haliburton Highlands OPP received a report of a break and enter at the SG Nesbitt Memorial Arena on Parkside Street in the Township of Minden Hills.

The investigation, thus far, has revealed sometime during the overnight hours on January 9, 2018 an unknown person(s) forced entry into the arena and stole a quantity of cash and caused significant damage inside the building.

Anyone with information are asked to contact the Haliburton Highlands OPP 1-888-310-1122 or Kawartha Haliburton Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or electronically by following links.



On the 13th of January, 2018, at approximately 7:41 a.m., a male and female were observed exiting Canadian Tire store on Water Street Minden with a box in their cart, containing a FLIR Imaging Infrared Thermometer in its packaging box that they did not pay for.

Descriptors of Male: approx. 50 years of age with grey hair wearing a grey coat, black hood with a plaid undershirt and blue jeans

Descriptors of Female: approx. 50 years of age with dark hair wearing a blue coat, black pants.



At 3:44am on February 19, 2018 the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service responded to a parking lot on St. Peter Street in Lindsay for a suspicious fire. When officers arrived, they discovered that two vehicles, a 2002 Yamaha motorcycle and a 2005 white Chevrolet pick up truck were both on fire. Later in the morning of February 19th the owner reported both vehicles stolen from his Elgin Street home.

The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service is actively investigating this theft and suspicious fire. Police are asking that anyone who may have information regarding either incident contact them at 705.324.5252 or if you wish to provide your information anonymously you can do so through Crime Stoppers at 1.800. 222.TIPS (8477) or at www.khcs.ca.



On Monday February 26, 2018 a young person contacted the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service to report their bike had been taken from a bike rack at a downtown Lindsay business. The bicycle is described as a lime green BMX style bicycle with black handle bars and purple spokes. There was a red bandana tied to the handlebar area and a small sticker on a number plate that reads, "Joyride".

The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service is actively investigating this theft. Police are asking that anyone who may have information regarding this incident contact them at 705.324.5252 or if you wish to provide your information anonymously you can do so through Crime Stoppers at 1.800. 222.TIPS (8477) or at www.khcs.ca.



On Monday March 19th, 2018 the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service received the report of a break and enter to a business on Mount Hope Street in Lindsay.

An employee of the business reported to police that sometime between Friday March 16th and Monday March 19th the building was entered by force. Property was removed from the business by the unknown suspect. The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service is actively investigating this incident. Anyone with information is asked to telephone police at (705)324-5252. Or if you wish to provide your information anonymously you can do so through Crime Stoppers at 1.800. 222.TIPS (8477) or at www.khcs.ca.



On Monday April 9th, 2018 the owner of a business in Lindsay contacted the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service to report the theft of a truck from the property. The owner told police that the truck was taken sometime between Friday April 6th at 2:00 p.m. and Monday April 9th at 8am. The stolen vehicle is a yellow, 2007 International truck with the license plate, “AN50641.” The truck also has a large crack running across the windshield. The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service is actively investigating this theft and ask that anyone with information about the incident contact investigators at (705)324-5252. If you have information about this incident and you wish to provide your information anonymously you can do so through Crime Stoppers at 1.800. 222.TIPS (8477) or at www.khcs.ca.



April 9, 2018

KAWARTHA LAKES-Two pieces of jewelry were turned over to the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service on April 7th. The jewelry had been discovered by the staff member of a Lindsay business who was assisting police with a theft investigation according to police.

It is possible that the jewelry was taken from an unlocked vehicle in the area of Kawartha Drive sometime around the 6th of April. If you believe the found jewelry may belong to you, please contact Constable Walden of the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service at (705)324-5252.

If you have information about this incident and you wish to provide your information anonymously you can do so through Crime Stoppers at 1.800. 222.TIPS (8477) or at www.khcs.ca.



April 10, 2018

KAWARTHA LAKES-Officers, including members of the Street Crime Unit, from the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP are currently investigating thefts from homes in the area and are asking the public for help.

It’s been reported to police that a lone male person will attend the residence of an elderly person and tell them they are there to pave the driveway or to meet somebody for the sale of a product. When the resident tells them they are at the wrong address they will allegedly ask a favour to use their phone or washroom and gain access to the residence. Once inside the residence the thief will steal cash, pursues, or other products. Often the resident doesn’t realize they been victimized.

Police are asking the public to be aware of this behaviour and to report any suspicious activities – persons or vehicles – to their area police service.

Anyone having information on this crime or any others is asked to contact the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Information can also be reported anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by going to www.khcs.ca and submitting an anonymous tip online.

The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service was kept busy on Monday April 16th during a winter storm that struck much of southern Ontario. Members of the police service responded to thirty-two winter storm related calls for service, predominately for downed wires and fallen trees. Despite the hard work of the City of Kawartha Lakes Public Works and Roads Department, snow and ice conditions continue to persist on many roadways in the City of Kawartha Lakes. Motorists are encouraged to plan ahead, leave extra time for travel and adjust their speed to changing road conditions.



Update! (From KLPS)

Friday April 13, 2018

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

A truck which was reported stolen to the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service on Monday April 9th has been recovered. Thank you to everyone who contacted the police service with information for the investigators!

SOLVED



In December 2017, Chief Hagarty contacted the Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police and requested that the OPP conduct an investigation into allegations that drug exhibits had been unlawfully removed from the property and evidence storage area at the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service.

That investigation has now concluded. On April 10th 2018, Detective Constable Jeff Burke was charged with Theft Under $5,000, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5,000 and Breach of Trust. He will have his first appearance in a Lindsay court on May 31st 2018. Detective Constable Burke has been suspended from duty while these charges are before the courts. An investigation into potential misconduct under the Police Services Act is continuing. Detective Constable Burke has been a member of the Kawartha Lakes Police Service for 13 years.

Chief Hagarty will be available Tuesday April 10th at 4:00 PM, at the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service, 6 Victoria Avenue North in Lindsay, to answer questions.



Kawartha Lakes Police officers were kept busy on Monday (April 16) during an ice-storm that hit much of southern Ontario. Officers responded to 32 storm-related calls, mostly for downed wires and fallen trees.

Police say, dangerous snow and ice conditions continue to persist on many roads in Kawartha Lakes and are encouraging drivers to plan ahead, leave extra time for travel and to adjust their speed.



Friday April 20, 2018

Arrest made following break and enter investigation

On January 23rd 2018 the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service received the report of a break and enter to a business on George Street in Lindsay.



On February 12, 2018 property that was stolen from the George Street business was recovered. A suspect was identified who had been in possession of the stolen property. The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service obtained a warrant to arrest the suspect. On April 19, 2018 the suspect was located in Bowmanville and arrested. Charged with theft by conversion and possession of property obtained by crime is 25-year-old David Hillier of Fenelon Falls. The accused will make his first appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice on May 24, 2018.



Arson suspected in early morning fire

During the early morning hours of Friday April 20, 2018 the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service, along with City of Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service responded to a suspicious fire at an Adelaide Street south property in Lindsay.

Shortly after 3:30am a witness observed a man throw a burning object under a parked vehicle at an Adelaide Street south residence. The witness last observed the man as he walked west on Roosevelt Street. First responders were contacted and arrived in time to extinguish the fire before it fully engulfed the vehicle. The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service is actively investigating this incident. Anyone with information is asked to telephone police at (705)324-5252. Or if you wish to provide your information anonymously you can do so through Crime Stoppers at 1.800. 222.TIPS (8477) or at www.khcs.ca.



Monday April 23, 2018

On April 20th, 2018 at 10:40pm the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service was called to attend a Lindsay residence after receiving a report that an assault had occurred. When officers arrived at the residence, they learned that the suspect responsible for the assault had fled from the home on foot. After speaking with victims inside the residence, officers determined that grounds existed to arrest the suspect for assault, theft and mischief to property. On April 21st, 2018 shortly after 1:30pm, the suspect returned to the residence where the assault had occurred. Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service attended the residence to arrest the suspect, but he again fled from the home on foot. Officers pursued the suspect through yards and streets in the area before taking him into custody. The suspect was charged with mischief under $5000, two counts of assault, theft under $5000 and failing to comply with the conditions of his probation order. The suspect was held in custody in order to attend a bail hearing on April 22nd, 2018. The suspect is related to the occupants of the home where the mischief and assault occurred, and his name is not being released in order to protect the identity of the victims.



Friday April 27, 2018

Officers arrest “wanted” man at Lindsay residence

On April 26th, 2018 at 6:23pm members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service attended a residence in Lindsay in order to conduct an investigation. While officers were at the home, they recognized a man who they knew to be “wanted” on the strength of an arrest warrant for an unrelated matter. The man was arrested and taken into custody without incident. Charged with four counts of failing to comply with the conditions of his probation order and two counts of failing to attend court, is 42-year-old Blayne William Logan of Lindsay. The Accused was held in custody and will make his first court appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice on Friday 

April 27, 2018.

Boat found on property along Scugog River

On the afternoon of April 25th, 2018 an O’Reilly Lane resident found a boat along his shoreline. The boat is described as aluminum and approximately ten feet in length. There is distinct marking located on the boat. If you believe this boat could be yours, please contact Constable Corey Hildenbrand of the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service at (705)324-5252.



Monday April 30, 2018

Man accused of assault and threatening to kill his family

On April 29, 2018 at 6:25am the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service was called to attend a Lindsay residence after an adult male occupant threatened to kill his adult brother and parents, who were also in the home. During an emergency “911” call made to police from the residence, it was also alleged that someone inside the home was armed with a weapon. The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service arrived at the home and were successful in deescalating the situation. The investigating officers determined that no weapons had been involved in this incident, however one occupant of the home had been assaulted. An adult male resident of the home was arrested without incident and has been charged with three counts of uttering a threat to cause bodily harm, one count of assault and one count of threatening to damage property. The male was held in custody to attend a bail hearing on April 29, 2018. His name is not being released in order to protect the identity of the victims of this incident.










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