Butcher Charged Following DNA AnalysisSource: Area OPP
Date: Tue Feb 18 15:15:12 MST 2020
(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA, ON) - On September 16, 2019, a break-in occurred at a residence and garage on Jones Baseline in the Township of Guelph/Eramosa. It was reported that the buildings had been ransacked and a number tools had been stolen.
Investigators attended and found that a door at the residence had been pried open and that the pry tool had been left behind. Scenes of Crimes Officers (S.O.C.O.) had managed to lift a Deoxyribonucleic Acid (D.N.A.) sample from the tool.
Using the D.N.A. sample, investigators identified a suspect and filed for an arrest warrant. On January 28, 2020, investigators arrested and charged Matthew George Joseph BUTCHER, 37-years-old of Owen Sound with two counts of Break and Enter.
Any person with information regarding this incident should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.
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