Members from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), are currently investigating the theft of over $23,000 worth of equipment from a business in Hamilton Township.

On Monday March 15, 2021, at approximately 5:30 a.m., the owner of business located on Telephone Road west of County Road 18, reported several trucks that were parked on the property had been damaged and entered sometime overnight. A total of 30 chainsaws and 9 leaf blowers have been reported as stolen.

The theft is believed to have occurred between the hours of 4:00 p.m. on March 14, 2021, and 4:00 a.m. on March 15, 2021, when crews began to arrive at the location for work.  

The list of tools stolen include:

The Northumberland OPP is asking for the public’s assistance with this ongoing investigation and would ask that anyone with information to call their nearest OPP detachment. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Peterborough/Northumberland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). You can also submit information online at

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