Police seeking teens for barn fire case
The public is being asked to assist Huntsville OPP in finding two people in connection to a fire last month.
On Nov. 11 just after 10 p.m., Huntsville firefighters were called to a barn fire at Camp Huronda on South Waseosa Lake Road. The building had been used for storage only and there were no injuries as a result of the fire.
Huntsville OPP officers, along with Muskoka Crime Unit and Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office, were called to assist in the investigation of the fire.
Police are hoping to speak to two teens who were seen in the area earlier on the day of the fire. The two are described as male and between 15 or 16 years old. One was riding a red Kawasaki Dirt Bike with a 2008 racing plate and the second was riding a green dirt bike.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Huntsville OPP at 705-789-5551 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Make sure you lock vehicles, warns OPP
Police are urging the public to make sure their vehicles are locked up.
Huntsville OPP reported that sometime Nov. 29 to 30, someone entered a motor vehicle and removed the contents of that vehicle, including a black briefcase. The contents in the briefcase were all business related, including blank cheques, papers and cash.
This is a reminder to the residents of Huntsville to keep all valuables hidden inside your vehicles. This is the time of year, with Christmas shopping, that more valuables are usually left in vehicles. Police are asking residents to take the extra time to store presents in a manner that it is not easily seen, to lock the vehicle doors, roll up the windows and pocket the keys.
Anyone with information about the missing briefcase is asked to contact Huntsville OPP or Crime Stoppers.
Man, 27, charged with drug trafficking
A 27-year-old Huntsville man will be in court next week to face a drug-related charge.
Huntsville OPP state that officers stopped a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed southbound on Highway 11 last Thursday at around 2 p.m.
During the investigation, the officer believed that the driver was in possession of marijuana and eventually seized 180 grams of the drug.
The man was charged with drug possession for the purpose of trafficking. He was held for a bail hearing and will appear in Huntsville court on Dec. 12 to face his charge.