High value theft under investigation

On November 27, 2021, a high value theft was reported to the Grey Bruce OPP. Officers responded and discovered that approximately $180,000 worth of items were stolen from a business located on Shane Street, in the Township of Georgian Bluffs.

The Grey Bruce OPP Major Crime Unit (MCU) are providing photos and descriptions of some of the stolen property, in hopes that someone may have information regarding their whereabouts.

The following items are currently outstanding:

· A watercolour canvas painting which measures 5 feet by 4 feet. The painting is by artist Dorothy Knowles, titled “May Green.”

· Two pieces from a three piece set titled “Entwined,” by artist Laurie De Camillis. The first missing piece measures 6 feet by 4 feet, and the second piece measures 6 feet by 3 feet.

· An oil on canvas painting by artist Jean Paul Riopelle. This piece measures 2 feet by 4.5 feet. This painting is three individual paintings framed into one. Of note is a crack in the middle of the left hand panel

An oil painting titled “AC-78-57,” by artist William Perehudoff. The painting consists of turquoise, blue, yellow and orange stripes. The frame on this painting is very old.

· An Opus Connect E-500 electric bike. The bike contains saddle bags, and a beverage holder.



· Also outstanding is a stainless steel bar fridge, measuring 24 inches by 18 inches, a 55 inch Samsung TV, a 40 inch Samsung TV, and a Rocky Mountain Whistler Bike.

Anyone with information regarding this theft are asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Photos of the missing items have been attached to this release and titled by their name.