Stratford News New Year’s Eve break-in near Mitchell SHARE ON: Patrick Grapes, staff Friday, Jan. 3rd, 2014 Police were called out New Year’s Eve to a break-in on Highway 23. On Tuesday December 31st, shortly after 4:00pm the Perth County OPP officers was called to a rural residence south of Mitchell. Investigation indicated that sometime between 12:30pm and 4:00pm on December 31st someone drove a vehicle onto the driveway of the rural home. The culprit forced open the man-door on the side of the garage and entered the home through the garage. A Sharpe Aquas 42″ flat screen TV, a Panasonic DVD player and a Fossil Wallet with contents were stolen. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), and you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.