Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [LEEDS COUNTY (Brockville)] OPP INVESTIGATE MAIL THEFTS 2015-12-23
(LEEDS, ON.) – Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation into numerous thefts from mailboxes within Leeds County.
On the 23rd of December 2015 Ontario Provincial Police officers in Leeds County received numerous theft complaints from roadside mail boxes from Leeds residents. Thus far it has been determined that about 40 mailboxes were targeted in the Lyn, Mallorytown, and Addison areas.
All occurrences have had similar motives where holiday greeting cards and parcels were opened and then strewn into the ditch. All other mail was thrown into the ditches unopened. It is believed it may have occurred on Monday in the evening hours.
OPP continue to work with members of Canada Post, and municipal offices in this investigation.