Police searching for bike, drug theives
HUNTSVILLE - Police are asking for the public’s help in solving two recent thefts.
The most recent crime occurred on the morning of Feb. 7, when a man reportedly stole some prescription oxycodone from a 51-year-old man in the parking lot of a Howland Drive business.
The victim told police that he was leaving a pharmacy and was heading to his vehicle when someone pushed him to the ground, took this medicine and ran off with it.
The suspect is described as male, approximately 6’2”, was last seen wearing a blue hoodie jacket with blue jeans, a balaclava and mirrored sunglasses.
The other theft happened between midnight and 2 a.m. on Feb. 6,, when someone went into the back yard of a residence on South Dufferin Street and took a motorized mountain bike.
During their investigation, Huntsville OPP found snow covered tracks leading to the back yard and it appeared that the suspects left in a vehicle.
The stolen bike is descried as motorized with an orange gas tank and studded tires. The motor on the bike is not operating and would need parts to fix it.
Anyone who may have information about these incidents are asked to contact the Huntsville OPP at 705-789-5551 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). You can submit your information online at www.sdm-crimestoppers.com if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and the caller’s indentity will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, the caller will not testify in court and the information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.