$187,000 In Cheese Stolen

Source: Area OPP
Date: Mon Aug 19 04:27:28 MST 2019

(OXFORD COUNTY, ON) - On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at approximately 1:43 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Oxford County Detachment responded to a theft at a Hope Street West, East Zorra-Tavistock Township address.

It was determined that on Friday, August 9, 2019, at approximately 7:45 a.m., an unknown male attended a business and provided paperwork for a shipment of cheese bound for New Brunswick. The trailer was subsequently loaded at which time the male then departed in a blue coloured transport truck.

Several inquiries were made after the shipment of cheese failed to arrive at it destination. It was then discovered that fraudulent paperwork had been provided and the cheese loaded into the transport truck was stolen.

Members of the Oxford County OPP Crime Unit is continuing to investigate and are seeking the public's assistance with this investigation. If anyone has any information they are being asked to contact the Oxford County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.


Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or www.oxfordcrimestoppers.comwhere you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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