Break and En­ter – Goderich

The Goderich Signal-Star - - Police Reports -

(GODERICH, ON) - Huron County On­tario Pro­vin­cial Po­lice (OPP) of­fi­cers are hope­ful they will get some tips from the pub­lic to help solve a re­cent break, en­ter and theft that took place in Goderich. Some­time be­tween 4:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. on Tues­day, Septem­ber 18, 2018 a thief en­tered into the Goderich-Ex­eter Rail­way por­ta­ble of­fice build­ing lo­cated on Mait­land Road North through an un­locked win­dow. Once in­side the of­fice the thief stole a sil­ver Dell Lat­i­tude E5470 lap­top val­ued at $1,000.

In­ves­ti­ga­tors noted the thief used a step that was left out­side the por­ta­ble to ac­cess into the el­e­vated win­dow. Items such as the step in this case are com­monly re­ferred to as crime fa­cil­i­ta­tors by Crime Preven­tion Through En­vi­ron­men­tal De­sign (CPTED) ex­perts.

The key to Safe­Guard­ing your home or busi­ness against op­por­tunis­tic crim­i­nals is known as the “Tar­get Hard­en­ing Process”. To learn more about CPTED and to find some great tips on how to tar­get harden your home please visit and search Safe­Guard On­tario Prop­erty Se­cu­rity Pro­gram.

Any per­son with in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing this in­ci­dent should im­me­di­ately con­tact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 5248314.

Should you wish to re­main anony­mous, you may call Crime Stop­pers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), where you may be el­i­gi­ble to re­ceive a cash re­ward of up to $2,000.

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