Two residents of Highlands East have been charged with a variety of offences following the recovery of stolen items worth $80000.The OPP East Region’s street crime unit executed warrants at a residence on Squirrel Lane on June 11 and 18 recovering stolen property including ATVs watercraft kayaks generators a hot tub electronics power and hand tools and a picnic table./Submitted photo

Police continue to search for missing Bowmanville man

By Angelica Ingram

Months have passed since Bowmanville man David Palmer was first reported missing however police continue to search for the 47-year-old whose car was found in the Haliburton area.
Palmer was last seen at the beginning of October and his car was found on Oct. 14 as reported in the Haliburton County Echo.

Provincial Const. Sean Hawley of the Haliburton Highlands OPP said as of Dec. 31 Palmer was still missing and that there is a very active investigation ongoing.

Palmer is described as a white male six feet tall weighing 280 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.
Those with any information about Palmer are asked to contact the East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1634.

Anonymous tips can be given to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at