Members of the Rainy River District 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, contact the OPP immediately at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or visit 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 the OPP's Auxiliary Policing Program conduct property security reviews of homes and small businesses.
This 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, visit www.OPP.ca and search for Safeguard Ontario.
You also can contact the Rainy River District OPP to request a property security review.