A tough break for a homeowner on the Lynn Valley Road in Simcoe. Sometime last week, someone broke inside and stole a coin collection valued at 150-thousand dollars. Police say someone knows something and they hope they have the courage to come forward.
Police are reminding pet owners it’s against the law in Norfolk County to leave an animal alone in a vehicle. On Friday, police were called after a dog was apparently left in a car for three hours near Oakwood Avenue. Police say no license plate number was taken and the vehicle was gone by the time officers arrived. Anyone that leaves an animal unattended in a motor vehicle can face a fine of 490 dollars.
An investigation is underway in nearby Hagersville after a thief crashed a car into a jewelry store and removed a bunch of jewelry. It happened during the early morning hours on Saturday at Hagersville Jewellers on Main Street North. The vehicle was left at the crime scene, but police say it was reported stolen months before the break and enter took place. The OPP are on the hunt for a woman, who is about five feet tall and a slim build.
Police are hoping someone in the Courtland area can tell them who stole a John Deere mower from a property on Highway 59. OPP investigators believe the theft took place between Tuesday, October 16, 2018, and Monday, October 22nd. The mower was described as John Deere Z970R zero turn mower and with a bagger and mulching attachment. The theft is valued at approximately $22,000.