OPP have arrested a man after reports of suspicious activity

The OPP has charged a 23-year-old male following a suspicious person complaint that led to the recovery of stolen property at a Lisgar Avenue, Tillsonburg address.  

On Tuesday July 2, 2019 at 5:47 a.m., OPP responded to Lisgar Avenue for a report of a suspicious person.

OPP responded and located several persons at the address.

OPP investigation led to the recovery of stolen gardening equipment and tools and a male was arrested. The male resisted during the course of the arrest but eventually was taken into custody.

OPP has charged 23-year-old Jesse SOUTH of Woodstock with:

  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Resisting arrest

He is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Woodstock at a later date to answer to the charges.

OPP have returned the recovered gardening equipment and tools to the OPP Tillsonburg detachment.

OPP are seeking the owners of these recovered items to have them returned.

It is believed the items were stolen from properties in the Herford Street area of Tillsonburg during the overnight/early morning hours of July 1st – July 2nd

Please contact the OPP Tillsonburg detachment at 1-888-310-1122 to identify and claim your property.