OPP Investigate Theft Of Drilling Equipment


(WELLS TOWNSHIP, ON)- On August 8, 2022, members from the East Algoma Thessalon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a drilling equipment theft from a cube van that was parked at MacCallum Road and Highway 129 in Wells Township. (Approximately 18 kilometres north of the Town of Thessalon).

Investigation determined sometime between 12:00 p.m. on Friday August 5, 2022, and 8:00 a.m. on Monday August 8, 2022, the culprit(s) cut off a padlock from the secured roll up door of the cube van gaining access to steal items from inside the cube van. (Photos attached)

Items stolen were:

Two Husqvarna Concrete Core Drills
Husqvarna Power Pack Drill
Husqvarna Stand
Hilti Drill model 500
Hilti Drill model 300
Diamond Drill Core Bits (variable sizes)
2022 Yamaha Dirt Bike
FXR helmet
Motorcycle Boots and Gloves
Other miscellaneous tools and extension cords
Approximate value of items stolen is $30,000.

Any person with information regarding this theft is asked to contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at www.saultcrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.


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