Huron County OPP have charged a 36-year-old man after a 12-year investigation into break-ins involving the disappearance of women’s underwear.

Investigators say the first incident happened in September 2001 and there were seven similar break and enters reported over the next three years.

Yet another theft was then reported in January 2013. All the break-ins happened in Morris-Turnberry and Huron East.

After a review of all the cases, provincial police have laid numerous charges against Bradley Finlayson of Huron East, including:

  • five counts of break, enter and theft under $5,000
  • break and enter with intent
  • two counts of possession obtained by crime under $5,000

Police say Finlayson is being held in custody.

Anyone in the area that may have had similar types of clothing stolen or who may have information on the case are asked to contact police at 1-888-310-1122 or 519-524-8314.

You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 if you wish to remain anonymous.