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Tools and construction equipment stolen in Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-Kawartha Lakes Police are asking for the publics help in locating the culprits in two separate thefts that occurred recently in Lindsay.

Workers constructing a basketball court returned to a job site on Lindsay Street South and told police they found that a plate packer and a plate rammer ( jumping jack) had been removed from the site. Both items are used for packing and compacting soil and gravel. The plate packer is an MBW Model GPR68H which is valued at approximately $7200.00 and weighs over 300 pounds. The plate rammer is also very heavy weighing in at over 150 pounds and is valued at over $2000.00.

In the second occurrence, a construction storage trailer located at a Cambridge Street North address was entered sometime between August 20th, 2017 and August 28th, 2017. The thieves cut the lock securing the trailer and removed tools valued in excess of $5000.00. The items missing include Stihl Chainsaws, Circular saws and other power tools used in home renovation and construction.

Anyone with information regarding these thefts is asked to contact Kawartha Lakes Police at 705.324.5252 or if you wish to provide information anonymously, you can do so through Crimestoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS(8477) or at www.khcs.ca .

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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