Guns, crossbow, car stolen from rural Erin home

ERIN – Police are looking for clues after someone stole weapons and a vehicle from a rural home here last week.

Wellington County OPP officers were called on Sept. 4 for a reported break-in at a residence on the 1st Line near Sideroad 27 in Erin.

Police say that sometime between 7:30am and 5pm that day, someone gained entry into the house by smashing a window of the attached garage.

Among the items stolen were electronics, jewelry, six to ten shotguns and rifles, an Excalibur crossbow with scope, and a 2011 Kia Sorento (plate number CMME386).

“Some of the firearms have since been recovered by another police service in another jurisdiction,” police stated.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to 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

Tip providers may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.