Garages hit by break-ins

Two vehicle repair shops here have been hit with break-ins and thefts over the past several months.

On July 15 at about 5:21am Wellington County OPP attended Inline Auto Werks on Queen Street in Morriston for a break and enter.

Police say unknown suspect(s) forced their way in by smashing a glass door, which activated the alarm, and then tried unsuccessfully to get into the office area. Nothing was reported stolen.

Along with this crime, a 2002 Lincoln that was parked in the lot near the business had its windshield broken.

Police attended a second break and enter shortly before 7am on July 15 at Hayden’s Garage on Brock Road in Aberfoyle. Police say the incident occurred sometime overnight from 6:30pm to 6:50am.  Unknown suspect(s) forced their entry through the front door to get to the office area.  Nothing was reported stolen.

Hayden’s Garage officials say there was also a break-in there on June 21, during which a quantity of cash was stolen.

Any person with information regarding these incidents can contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at Tipsters may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.