(COCHRANE, ON) – Since June 1, 2017, members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Cochrane, Ontario have investigated multiple Break and Enter and Theft occurrences throughout the Town of Cochrane.
Several areas within Cochrane have been targeted, however, the majority of the infractions have been committed between 3rd and 8th Streets and 11thand 18th Avenues and many are still unsolved.
Police investigation reveals that 28 Thefts and 19 Break and Enters have been reported which involved stolen property such as electronics, bicycles, fuel, lawn ornaments, tools, Canadian currency as well as personal property; all of which were stolen from motor vehicles, residences, garages and businesses.
The OPP would like to remind everyone to lock their doors and windows, to remove valuables from motor vehicles and to keep outdoor lights around their property.
Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for these incidents should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.