Firearms stolen in break-in


A number of long guns and hand guns are now on the street after a Kinloss Twp. break-and-enter last Thursday.

At 11:46 p.m. on July 17, the South-Bruce OPP received a report of a break-in at a residence in the 300 block of Grey Ox Ave. in Kinloss Twp. Sometime between 10 a.m. on July 17 and 11:30 p.m. the same day, the home and detached garage were forcibly entered.

Among the stolen property is a quantity of long guns, a quantity of hand guns and a quantity of ammunition. Police did not specify how many guns were taken, but did say the serial numbers are on file with police. Also reported stolen were a number of power tools including a Husqvarna chainsaw and a Poulin chainsaw, a 32" RCA LCD TV, a 40" Sony LCD TV and a number of blue-ray DVDs. An estimate of the value of the stolen property was not made available by police.

The OPP Forensic Identification Unit is assisting the South-Bruce OPP with this investigation. Police remind the public that suspicious vehicles and people should be reported to police immediately so officers can investigate. Anybody with information who could help to contact police immediately at 1-888-310-1222, or if you wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477 (TIPS). You may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.