Midland Resident Charged In OPP Mischief Investigation


A call to the OPP Communication Centre at 7:48 am Oct 13, 2023 by a Tay Point Road, Penetanguishene resident reporting that his parked vehicle had been the subject of a mischief, has resulted in a Midland resident being charged in connection to that incident.

The complainant cited that his vehicles tires, windshield and windows were damaged as was the exterior siding and windows of his house and that someone had entered his trailer while he was asleep. Officers aided by electronic surveillance where able to identify one of two persons captured on camera on the property.

Charged is Dale Lewis 45 years of Midland with the following criminal offences in relation to this investigation.

  • Mischief – destroys or damages property (two counts)
  • Trespassing at Night
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose

Contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused was held for a bail hearing and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice at a future date.

Anyone who may have information about a property crime is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, opp.southern.georgian.bay@opp.ca or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit your anonymous information online at https://ontariocrimestoppers.ca/submit-a-tip/submit-a-tip. You can follow Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka www.crimestopperssdm.com on X or Facebook.


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