Central Elgin, ON - An Elgin County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was
stationary observing traffic in the area of Main Beach in Port Stanley, Ontario
on August 5, 2019 around 10:45 a.m.
Police watched as a blue car pulled up behind the police vehicle, a male driver
got out, and started to fill a 5 gallon bucket with sand.
When questioned, the male driver told police that he needed sand to level stones
at his residence in London, Ontario.
Police warned him regarding the criminal offense of theft under $5,000 and advised
that he could legally purchase sand from a store in London, Ontario.
Police are reminding the public that beach property belongs to someone. Whether
it is private or public access, please treat it with respect.
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