-Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a shoplifting theft from December 28, 2017 at Home Hardware on St David Street North, Fergus. OPP appealed to the public for assistance in identifying the suspects captured on surveillance in the event.

Wellington County OPP would like to thank the citizens who assisted in this investigation. Whether you called in with a tip or just paused a moment to see if you could identify the person in the photo, we do appreciate it. 

34-year-old David Perry JACOBS of Arthur has been charged with Theft (under $5000) contrary to the Criminal Code. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Court on February 13, 2018.