On early Saturday morning on Nov. 21, Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were called to the St. Marys quarry along Thomas St. in St. Marys, where damage to equipment was discovered.
Investigation revealed that sometime between 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 and 6 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21W, individuals entered the quarry on foot. They proceeded to the area where a John Deere Skid Steer was parked and smashed its front window by throwing a heavy object at it. A number of alcoholic bottles were also located near the equipment.
The culprits most likely entered through a rear gate where a vehicle may have been parked.
The Perth County OPP would like to talk to anyone who may have observed suspicious vehicles parked near the quarry gates along Thomas Street or the Thomas Street extension. If you have information about this crime, you are asked to contact the Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), and you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000