(MORSON, ON) – Members of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are requesting the public’s assistance in solving five break and enters that occurred on the Red Wing Road, in the Morson area over the past week.
Unknown culprit(s) entered the seasonal residences and stole numerous items including: alcohol, a generator, a television and a number of firearms.
OPP Scenes of Crime Officers and the Forensic Identification Unit are being utilized.
The investigations are in the early stages, and are ongoing.
If you have information about any of these break and enters, or the whereabouts of the stolen property, please contact the Ontario Provincial Police immediately at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or access their website at: http://www.p3tips.com/273 where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
SafeGuard Ontario is a public awareness and education initiative where specially trained members of the OPP and OPP’s Auxiliary Policing Program conduct Property Security Reviews of homes and small businesses.
SafeGuard Ontario training provides an orientation to the basic principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) with a primary focus on target hardening techniques to help reduce or prevent re-victimization of property crimes. If you would like more information about how to protect your property and business from break and enter, please visit www.OPP.ca, and search for Safeguard Ontario or contact the Rainy River District OPP to request a Property Security Review.