Area OPP Police Press Releases

20 Vehicles Vandalized – Suspect(s) At Large

(TOWN OF MINTO, ON) – On June 4, 2021, at approximately 8:10 a.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of mischief that occurred at a business located on King Street in Palmerston. 

Investigation revealed that sometime between May 28, 2021 and June 3, 2021, unknown suspects entered onto the property and smashed the windows and windshields out of approximately 20 vehicles. Fire extinguishers were used to cause the damage to the vehicles, which were all un-plated and either for scrap, antique or for sale. Fireworks were also set off in the area during that period of time.

The total value of damage is in excess of $20,000.

Any person with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.

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