hsycsoyg · 2021-03-11

Teen steals then crashes pickup truck

Teen steals then crashes truck

A 16-year-old Beeton teen is facing charges of theft over $5,000 after stealing and then crashing a pickup truck Friday.

A Second Street resident in Beeton called police to report a truck had driven into a tree on their front lawn at about 11 p.m. two males running from the scene.

The next morning, the owners of the 2001 black GMC reported to police the vehicle had been stolen from their Dayfoot Street home in Beeton.

Further investigation identified a local 16-year-old male as the culprit who had allegedly stolen and crashed the vehicle.

The young offender, who cannot be named, is charged with Theft over $5,000, and three counts of Breach of Probation.

Electronics and booze stolen

Electronics and booze were stolen from a Beeton residence after a break-in some time Thursday night or Friday.

Police were called at about 7:40 p.m. Friday, after the Smyth Crescent resident noticed the break-in.

An Acer Espire 5500 laptop computer and a Bell HTC touch phone were stolen. The computer has a 15-inch monitor, silver sides and a black top. It has a gauge out of the right side, and is valued at $899. The phone is worth $399, police said.

There was also an assortment of alcohol missing, including Woody’s cooler, Inniskillin wine, and other ice wine of various brands.

Footprints found at the scene indicate there might be two suspects, police said. It is believed they left through a side patio door, before exiting through the back of the property.

An OPP crime scene investigator took photographs of the prints.

Statue Grabbed

A 40-centimetre resin statue was stolen from the front lawn of a Darling Crescent in Alliston Sunday.

Police were called just before 4 p.m. after a resident noticed someone had stolen the statue, which was of a girl. It is about 7 kilograms.

The resident said there have been several small thefts on the street recently.

Can’t Find It Anywhere

An Angus resident woke up Sunday morning to find their GPS unit stolen from their car.

The car was parked at the resident’s house on Tree Top Street.

Missing is a Garmin Nuvi 200 GPS unit, valued at $250. There was also a plug and play North American map card, which is used the system, stolen from the car. The map card is valued at $150.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.