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West Grey Police Blotter

BROCKTON – Police have charged one man with three counts of possessing stolen property after they pulled over his truck in Glenelg.
West Grey police say the man was hauling a trailer with two containers full of dyed diesel fuel. The fuel had been stolen from a property in Brockton.
The investigation is on-going and anyone with information is asked to contact the West Grey Police Service at 519-371-6911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 www.cstip.ca.
WEST GREY – West Grey Police are warning the public about a phone scam in the region involving the Canada Revenue Agency.
Recently a person was called and told they owe the government $1,500 and if they didn’t pay up, a warrant would be issued for their arrest. The victim was then directed to purchase 3 Google play cards each of a value of $500 and the numbers to cash those cards were then provided to the fraudster.
If you receive a call that you feel may be a scam, you are encouraged to hang up the phone and to call your local police service. If you fall victim to a scam, report the incident to police as well as to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Center. Visit http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca for the most up to date frauds and tips on how you can protect yourself.
BENTICK – West Grey Police are investigating after a break and enter at a rural property over the weekend in Bentick.
Approximately $30 in cash and a Samsung TV were stolen. Anyone with information is asked to contact West Grey Police or Crime Stoppers.