Man up to no gouda allegedly stole $187,000 worth of cheese: Oxford County OPP


OPP are investigating a cheesy theft, in which over $100,000 worth of cheese was allegedly stolen.

Police responded on August 13 at 1:43 p.m. to a theft at a Hope Street West, East Zorra-Tavistock Township address.

It was later determined that the incident occurred on the morning of Friday August 9, 2019 around 7:45 a.m.

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According to officials, an unknown man went to a business and provided paperwork for a shipment of cheese bound for New Brunswick.

The trailer was then loaded, and the man took off in a blue transport truck.

However, several inquiries were made after the shipment of cheese failed to arrive at its destination.

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Police say it was then discovered that the paperwork provided by the man was fraudulent, and that the cheese had been stolen.

Officials believe the stolen cheese is worth roughly $187,000.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact the Oxford County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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