Police briefs Kitchen stolen during break and enter
A fully assembled kitchen consisting of 16 cabinets, a kitchen island, wooden flooring, and tile flooring, along with a bathroom vanity with accessories and a large quantity of power tools have been removed from a home near WilsonvillePolice say the break and enter occurred at the Smith’s Mill Road home at some point between May 5 and 6. The theft was reported slightly after 8:30 a.m. on May 6.The property stolen is valued at about $20,000.Don’t purchase electronics from a vehicleTwo men were spotted selling electronics from the back of a black coloured SUV in the parking lot of TD Canada Trust in Simcoe.The pair were seen around 1:30 p.m. on May 6.The Norfolk County OPP reminds the public to be extremely cautious when purchasing products. Always purchase your items from a reputable business or local vendor, who will stand behind their products, their reputation and ensure that you get what you pay for.Transport driver charged A 61-year-old woman has been charged after being pulled over on Old Highway 24 East, Waterford.Police were patrolling the area around 3:30 p.m. when a transport truck caught an officer’s attention. The truck was stopped for investigation.As a result a Haldimand County woman was charged with driving while using a hand-held wireless communication device.She was subsequently issued a provincial offences notice.“Distracted driving is not just an issue among young drivers. Men and women of all ages drive distracted. In 2018, the OPP laid more than 13,500 distracted driving charges and investigated collisions where 55 people died as a result of driver inattention. Do the smart thing, do the right thing, put down the phone and focus your attention on driving,” Inspector Joseph Varga, Norfolk OPP Detachment commander, said in a press release.Bicycle stolen from porchA bicycle has been stolen from a Patterson Street home in Simcoe.Police say sometime between May 3 and 5 the thief removed the bike that was sitting on the front porch.The bicycle is described as a black BMX with red brake cables, red pedals with two pegs on the back and one peg on the front. The word “Evil” was written in grey lettering on the frame.Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.Pet left in vehiclePolice were contacted by a concerned citizen on May 6 at 12:44 p.m. after a dog was seen inside of a vehicle for about 30 minutes.OPP arrived on scene and located the dog in good health and not in distress.The family was attending a business in Port Dover during the incident.Police are urging animal owners to either take their pet from the vehicle or leave them at home in a comfortable environment.