Norfolk County, ON - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Norfolk County Detachment
investigated a complaint at a Port Dover, Norfolk County, Ontario address.
On Thursday, April 13, 2017 at approximately 7:52 a.m., police were contacted by
a concerned member of the public about individuals removing barricades, security
fencing and construction equipment in order to gain access to the Port Dover lighthouse
located on the pier.
Police are asking the public to avoid the area, as the pier is currently closed
for construction. Several security measures have been put into place in order to
protect everyone from injury.
It is anticipated that the pier will re-open within the next 7 to 10 days.
The OPP are urging everyone to avoid the area and to refrain from removing any security
fences or barricades in order to access the pier. If individuals continue to put
others at risk and are found on the pier, they will be charged under the Trespass
to Property Act.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario
Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous,
you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous
online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a
cash reward of up to $2000.
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