Sunday, July 21, 2013

OPP Remind Residents to Report Suspicious Vehicles

(Primrose, ON) In recent weeks Dufferin OPP have received several reports of suspicious vehicles particularly in rural areas of Dufferin County.

Breaking and entering, theft from and theft of vehicles are ongoing crimes which directly impact victims and place a strain on valuable police resources. These types of crime are not new, and are very often preventable through community involvement and play an active role in crime reduction initiatives.

Strong partnerships between the police and community partners may also prevent crime and strengthen community relationships in support of youth.

Police are reminding residents to contact the OPP Communications Centre immediately at 1-888-310-1122 to report any suspicious activity or suspicious vehicles in the area. Information such as suspect physical descriptions, suspect vehicles and direction of travel are useful tools for investigators. You can remain anonymous.

This valuable information aids investigators in solving rural property thefts and residential break and enters.

Crime-Stoppers allows the public to submit their information anonymously online at www.crimestopperssdm.com or by calling the tip line at 1-800-222-8477, 24 hours a day. Your information could make you eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.

For public safety tips residents may check out the OPP web-site at www.opp.ca.