Police blotter Shoplifter stolen plates death threats

Death threat charges laidA 30-year-old man from Norfolk County is facing charges of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm following an altercation.On June 11 a man entered a home on Queen Street North and removed a Hoverboard. The owner later located the Hoverboard and reclaimed it without contacting police.On June 12 the same man returned to the address and became involved in a verbal altercation with the homeowner.The accused is scheduled to appear in court.Suspected shoplifter chargedA 20-year-old Norfolk County woman has been charged in relation to a shoplifting report from Food Basics.On June 12 around 11:46 a.m. a theft was reported from the West Street, Simcoe, grocery store. Police say that a woman attended Food Basics on June 11 and removed a quantity of merchandise.As a result a 20-year-old has been charged with theft under $5,000. She is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.Driver facing several chargesA 35-year-old man from Norfolk County is in custody after a vehicle was stopped by police.The driver is facing several charges after being stopped on Schafer Side Road near Courtland on June 12 around 2:20 p.m.Police were conducting an investigation at an address when the vehicle drove by, catching an officer’s attention.The driver has been charged with operation while prohibited, driving while under suspension, obstruct peace officer, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, drive motor vehicle not equipped with approved ignition interlock device while prohibited from doing so, and fail to comply with probation order.The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice located in Simcoe at a later date.Several faucets stolenIn the early morning hours of June 12 a home that is under construction on Blueline Road near Port Dover was entered, and all of the faucets in the home were removed.The theft is valued at $3,000. Police are asking for the public’s help in the investigation.Licence plate stolenA licence plate was removed from a trailer that was parked on a property on Townline Street in the Charlotteville area.The theft occurred some point between April 1 and June 7.OPP continue to investigate.Online scammer asks for $25,000A Norfolk County resident knew they were being scammed when they were asked for $25,000.The resident has established a relationship on a dating site.On June 12 around 8:48 p.m. police were contacted when the suspect asked to borrow $25,000 from the resident, claiming that several emergencies occurred.The victim then recognized the scam and contacted police.In some cases, prolonged interaction with individuals has cost some victims tens/hundreds of thousands of dollars before the relationship ends – usually after the culprit gets what they want. read more