The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Hawkesbury are investigating a theft from the Canada Post office in Vankleek Hill. Sometime between January and March 2022, a large amount of mail was stolen from the post office, a significant amount of which was recovered upon the arrest of the perpetrator.
Emmanuel Ménard, 41, from Grenville, Quebec was charged with theft from mail, theft of a credit card, failure to comply with a release order, and two counts of possessing stolen property under $5,000. He was detained and appeared in court in L’Orignal on September 2. Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact the Hawkesbury OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Canada Post is coordinating with local police to ensure a thorough investigation. Anyone in the area missing mail can contact Canada Post Customer Service at canadapost.ca/support or by phoning 1-866-607-6301. Please be sure to reference file number ON220608-14O.
Customers worried about identity fraud should contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501.