Firearms stolen in Wheatley



Chatham-Kent police are investigating several thefts in the outlying areas, one of which involved firearms.

Police say someone broke into a Wheatley residence sometime over the past month and stole 12 long guns.

Value of the missing firearms is estimated at $4,000

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Pete Bakker at, or 5police tape19-436-6600, ext. 81296, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

As well, police are looking for a canoe thief. They say someone made off with a canoe from a fenced area on Metcalfe Avenue West in Dresden on the weekend.

Police say the culprits snagged the canoe sometime late Saturday or early Sunday. The craft is valued at about $1,500.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Wayne Plaquet at, or 519-436-6600, ext. 87040 or the aforementioned Crime Stoppers number.

Police are also looking for someone who made off with a mitre saw in Shrewsbury.

According to police, someone forced their way into a shed on Brock Street in that South Kent community over the weekend and took a 12-inch Mastercraft mitre saw valued at $350.

Anyone with information on this crime can contact Const. Bob McNear at, or call the cop shop at 519-436-6600, ext. 87150 or the ever-popular Crime Stoppers number.




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