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OPP investigate string of break-and-enters in Midland

In all three cases, cash was stolen
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Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Southern Georgian Bay detachment are currently investigating three recent break and enters resulting in the theft of cash from all three area victims.

OPP officers were dispatched at 12:56 p.m. Jan. 28, 2020 to a residence on Yonge Street near Third Street in Midland after an the homeowner discovered an unknown person had forcibly entered the home through a basement window. As a result, a quantity of cash and jewelry was stolen from the home.

OPP officers were dispatched at 7:53 a.m. Jan. 28, 2020 to a report of an break and enter to a automotive servicing garage business on Simcoe County Road 93 near Yonge Street, Midland. Person(s) unknown forcibly entered the business through a locked bay door window and once inside removed a small quantity of cash from the open cash register.

At 10:16 a.m. Jan. 26, 2020 OPP officers were dispatched to another automotive servicing garage on Yonge Street near Fifth Street in Midland to a report of an break and enter through locked bay door window. The entry occurred between the hours of 4:00 p.m. Saturday Jan. 25 and 10:16 am Sunday Jan. 26, 2020 at which time the person(s) unknown removed a cash box containing a small quantity of cash.

Anyone with information about the persons responsible or observed in the area of these incidents is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, [email protected] or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can submit your information online at

Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.00. You can follow Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka on Twitter or Facebook.

OPP officers urge home and business owners to make themselves aware of the property security tips found in the following link- OPP SafeGuard Ontario Property Security Program