Police looking for suspects with heavy pockets
The St. Thomas Police are investigating a series of thefts from coin laundry machines
throughout the city. Between October 31st and November 6th there have been 8 of
these occurrences. In two, cases police have obtained video and photos of the suspects
which are included on our website.
These suspects have caused a significant amount of damage to doors of the buildings
as well as the laundry machines. Police are asking residents of apartment buildings
to be vigilant and report any suspicious persons to police immediately. Police are
further asking anyone who has had large amounts of coinage cashed in, or has observed
anyone with a significant amount of change recently to contact police.
Could you be next?
The St Thomas Police are also investigating an increased number of car entries in
the past three weeks. Since October 21st there have been 24 incidents of vehicles
entered. Some of these incidents involved multiple vehicles in a laneway and almost
always appears to be from an unlocked vehicle. These thefts are occurring throughout
different neighbourhoods in the City.