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Three charged in break and enter near Palmerston

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PALMERSTON – Police have charged three people with break, enter and theft after receiving a suspicious vehicle complaint on Monday.

North Perth OPP received the complaint at 12:50 p.m on Dec. 9 and were dispatched to an address on Road 164, south of Palmerston.

Police say that when officers arrived they saw three men in a pickup truck that was in stuck in the mud. According to a press release, further investigation by police revealed evidence of a break, enter and theft at the property and all three men were arrested.

Charged are 33-year-old John Garett Winer of Guelph, 30-year-old Ryan Jacob Robert Amaral of Nichol Township and 31-year-old Stephan Piche of Guelph. All three have been charged with break, enter and theft. Piche is also facing a fail to comply with probation order charge.

All three were released on a promise to appear with Jan. 13, 2020 court dates.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.