Crime of the Week: Copper Wire Theft from Bell Tower Site in Huron Shores


Crime Stoppers and the Thessalon Ontario Provincial Police are requesting your assistance in identifying a suspect involved in an incident of theft.

Between April 4th and April 11th 2019, unknown suspects attended the Bell tower site located at 70 Brownlee Road, Thessalon, Ontario.  The suspects gained entry to the site by cutting the chain linked fence surrounding the tower.

Once inside the tower site, the suspects removed approximately 800 feet of copper wire.  The copper wire is 2 inches in diameter, light green in colour and is unique to a bell tower.  The value of the copper wire is estimated between $15,000 and $20,000.

If you have information on this crime or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers at (705) 942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477. You can also click the “Submit a Tip” button found on our website or download the P3 app.