(NORTH PERTH, ON) – Members of the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed a Criminal Code search warrant at a residence on Denstedt Street, in the Municipality of North Perth on February 9, 2018.

As a result of the execution of the search warrant, police seized a snowmobile which had been reported stolen from Elgin County on December 30, 2017.

Police also seized offence-related property consisting of a small quantity of methamphetamine.

Forty-one-year-old John MCNICHOL of the Municipality of North Perth and twenty-four-year-old Chantal GIBSON of Arran-Elderslie were arrested and charged with possession of property obtained by crime, and possession of methamphetamine.

Both were released from custody on a Promise to Appear and are scheduled to appear in court on a later date.

Property crime affects everyone. Report suspicious vehicles and persons immediately to police. Working together, we can reduce the impact of property crime in our communities. Call police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at http://www.pc-crimestoppers.ca/, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.