(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On May 20, 2018 officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of mischief that had occurred in the area of Hoof Lake Road.
A refrigerated trailer that was used to store tree planting equipment and trees (saplings) was damaged. It was discovered that the trailer had damage to the rear taillights and suspect(s) attempted to pry open the rear doors. The gas tank had also been tampered with.
As well, a homemade utility trailer had been lit on fire. Tree planting employees were able to extinguish the fire, containing the damage to a small portion of the trailer.
Police are attempting to locate two males and a female that were observed in the area of Swallow / Hoof Lake. They were observed riding in a Polaris Ranger Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV), blue in colour, over the Victoria Day long weekend.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, any information regarding this incident can also be reported to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submit online at www.tipsubmit.com
Source: OPP Media Release