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Perfume pilfering suspect charged in fragrant Fergus

33-year-old charged after $150 bottle of fragrance reported stolen

On March 12 at around 10 p.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of a shoplifting at a retail business on Tower Street South in Fergus.

It was reported a person had stolen a bottle of perfume valued at about $150, police said in a news release.

As a result of an investigation, a 33-year-old Fergus resident has been charged with theft under $5,000.

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Guelph on May 5.

Any person with information regarding this incident should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip online at You may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.