Police investigate commercial break-ins


The Upper Ottawa Valley detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a pair of commercial break-ins overnight Sunday.

Officers responded after a report of a break and enter to a Petawawa home improvement business during the overnight hours of December 20-21, 2020. A quantity of lumber products were stolen.

Various items of merchandise including snow blowers and a generator were also stolen during the overnight hours of December 20-21 from a hardware store in Laurentian Valley Township.

OPP’s Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) is assisting with the investigations.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to contact the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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