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Jan 07, 2013  |  Vote 0    0

Pair charged in rash of thefts arrested in London

London Community News

 A pair of alleged thieves was arrested in London Saturday (Jan. 5).

The OPP arrested two people in London Saturday (Jan. 5) and charged them in connection with a rash of thefts that occurred in Middlesex, Oxford, Perth and Elgin counties.

The OPP and the London Police Service recovered stolen property, including a GMC Sierra truck, after attending a Simcoe Street residence.

Paul Rayner, 39, and Melissa Gunton, 34, both of Stratford, face a number of charges and remain in police custody.

Rayner faces nine counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, one count of possession over $5,000, one count of possession, use and traffic credit card and two counts of breach of probation.

Gunton is charged with nine counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, one count of possession over $5,000 and two counts of breach of probation.

None of the charges have been proven in a court of law.

The Middlesex OPP Property Crime Unit is in the process of returning the property to the “numerous” victims.

Anyone with information on this investigation is encouraged to contact police. The OPP can be reached anytime, anywhere in the Province of Ontario at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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