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TIMMINS POLICE INVESTIGATING THEFT OF COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE

The Timmins Police Service is currently investigating the theft of a commemorative plaque stolen from the Schumacher Fire Hall located at 7 Les Hall Street, in Schumacher.

The Timmins Police Service is aware that sometime between 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 9th and 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018, unknown suspects attended at the Schumacher Fire Hall and removed the “George Delich” commemorative plaque from the outside wall.

The stolen item commemorates the years of selfless and dedicated service of the late George Delich of Schumacher.

This stolen item is of significant value to the current and former members of the Schumacher Fire Hall

The plaque is made of grey granite that has been laser etched with a picture image of the late George Delich of Schumacher in his Schumacher Fire Department formal uniform as well as some editorial writing and a “ghost” picture of George Delich at a fire scene.

The Timmins Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance with this ongoing investigation.

Anyone with relevant information in regards to this theft is asked to call the Timmins Police Service – Criminal Investigations Division at 705-264-1201, or to provide anonymous information via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.