Specialty equipment needed to complete theft of attachment

On October 16, 2020 at 7:51 p.m., Grey Bruce OPP stopped a motor vehicle on Highway 10, near the Main Street intersection at Dundalk, ON that was travelling over 130 kilometres per hour (km/h) in this posted 80 km/h speed limit.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 37 year-old male from Orangeville, ON with stunt driving – 50km/h or more over the posted speed limit, contrary to section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act.

The accused was issued a provincial summons to attend court, a seven day drivers licence suspension and this vehicle was towed and will be impounded for seven days.

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On October 14, 2020 at 10:42 a.m., Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a theft of a commercial grade (yellow) 2019 Epiroc SB402 Hydraulic Jack Hammer excavator attachment.

The theft occurred between October 10th and October 11th, 2020, from a field near the intersection of A Line and Sideroad 115, in the Township of Georgian Bluffs.

The attachment will have a “Battlefield Equipment” sticker affixed to it. The unit weighs close to 4,000 pounds, so the unknown suspect(s) would have needed specialty equipment in order to load it. The replacement value of this item is more than $30,000.

Grey Bruce OPP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating this excavator attachment. Attached is a photo of the stolen property.

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.