The company is asking for their truck, trailer, and backhoe to be returned
The company is asking for their truck, trailer, and backhoe to be returned

OPP seeks information on Champlain theft

Christopher Smith
Christopher Smith
EAP
A commercial business on Highway 34 in Champlain woke up to some missing equipment.

The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call from Champlain Township on Monday. Employees arrived at 7:30 on Monday, October 18, to find that a company pickup truck, trailer, and backhoe tractor were completely missing.

According to the investigation, it was found that unknown individuals removed the equipment sometime between 9:00 p.m. the previous night and 7:30 a.m. that morning. Specifically, the business was relieved of: a white 2001 Ford F-450 with "Les Serres Legault" on the sides, with Ontario License number BA10765; a black 2014 Sure Trac trailer, with Ontario license number M55455M; and an orange 2013 Kubota Backhoe U17.

Hawkesbury OPP are urging anyone with information to call them at 1-888-310-1122 or contact the crime stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.