After $5,000 in collectible coins was reported stolen from a Belleville residence this September, Ontario police are now investigating another $8,000 coin heist from a home in Kawartha Lakes.
Officers with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating the Kawartha Lakes theft. Shortly after 5 p.m., on Sept. 9, officers were called to a local residence for reports of a break and enter. It’s believed a suspect – or suspects – entered the home through a damaged basement window earlier that day.
The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Officers with the Belleville Police Service are also investigating a break and enter in the southern Ontario city.
On Sept. 2, police were called to an address on the rural Ritz Road near Honeywell Corners, north of Highway 401, in regards to a break and enter. Upon arrival, officers were told an unknown suspect entered the residence sometime between Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. and Sept. 2 at 2 p.m. and removed about $5,000 in coins.
The Belleville Police Service’s forensic unit attended and processed the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact the Belleville Police Service at 613-962-3456.