Eagle-eyed Augusta Township citizen stops possible crime

(Newswatch Group/File)

PRESCOTT – Provincial police are crediting a eagle-eyed citizen for stopping a couple of guys up to no good.

Grenville County O.P.P. said the citizen called them just before 3 a.m. this morning (Aug. 31) about a suspicious vehicle at a vacant home on County Road 21.

Officers arrived on the scene in Augusta Township and found a pickup truck about 600 yards from the home and then found two young men on the property.

Two men in their 20s from Kingston, Ont. have been charged with trespassing at night.

The O.P.P. say they rely on the public to report a crime happening or about to happen at 911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Likes(2)Dislikes(0)
Facebook Find Brockville Newswatch on Facebook