Milton Police Blotter – February 3 2011

From the Milton Canadian Champion

Trucks, wire stolen

Between 7:45 a.m. and 5:26 p.m. Monday, the Hydro One site was broken into by thieves who climbed the firm’s Lower Baseline fence.

F250 pick-up truck with 2366 RW plates and a Ford Ecoline truck with 161 MF plates were taken.  Also stolen was about 1,000 pounds of copper wire.  The estimated value of the property is $40,000.

 Wire stolen from scrapyard

 Overnight Sunday, 43,000 pounds of copper wire was taken from a First Line scrap recycling site.  The estimated value of the goods is $5,000.

Man charged in break-in

The Rock Universe shop on Main Street was broken into Saturday at 11:45 p.m.  The front door was smashed.  Loose change was stolen.

Later in the evening, a man was arrested by plain-clothes officers in the area and charged with break and enter and breach of probation.

House broken into

A home on Nassagaweya Puslinch Town Line was broken into sometime between 4 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday.  Entry was gained by forcing open the door to the home, which was under construction.

Stolen was 50 to 60 pounds of copper wire worth an estimated $225.   

Cars broken into

Between 8 a.m. and 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, three cars were broken into at Glen Eden Ski and Snowboard Centre on Kelso Road.  In the first incident a wallet was stolen containing identification.

The second break-in resulted in a wallet containing ID and credit cards being taken.  In the third incident, a purse containing ID was stolen.

Police are investigating.

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