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A1 Security – Crime of the Week

May 14, 2021

Sometime overnight last Saturday (May 8-9) thieves stole a wood carving of a bear from the front garden of a home in Brigden.  This carving stands about 4 feet tall and weighs over 200lbs.  As with any carving, this is a one of a kind item that has been created by a dedicated and talented carver.

Pictures of this bear carving have been circulated on social media and it can be found on the Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers website or Facebook page as well.

We’re not going into all the “bear” puns and jokes about this theft.  That’s been done online all week.  Now is the time to get serious and call Crime Stoppers if you’ve seen this bear carving show up somewhere or if you know who’s responsible for this theft.

‘A1 Security’ sponsors this Crime of the Week segment each week with the hopes of solving crimes that affect our local community.  Although some featured crimes involve drugs, damaged or stolen, high-priced items, this theft involves an item that has special meaning & value to its owner.

This is not the first brazen theft from a front yard and it won’t be the last.

If you’ve been thinking of getting a camera for your front door area, now might be the time.  And in Sarnia, you can register your camera with the Sarnia Police Service so that investigators know who might have video evidence of these types of crimes when they occur.

Simply call 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or go to the Crime Stoppers website at www.sarnialambtoncrimestoppers.org to leave a tip online.  It’s easy.  It’s anonymous.  And it could make you eligible for a handsome cash reward.