Arrest warrant issued for break-and-enter suspect

Windsor Police Service News Update
March 9, 2024
Case #: 24-20062
Arrest warrant issued for break-and-enter suspect


The Windsor Police Service has issued an arrest warrant for a 57-year-old man in connection to a string of commercial break-and-enters.

Between July 20, 2023 and February 27, 2024, officers responded to break-ins at seven businesses in the 4000-7000 blocks of Tecumseh Road East. In each incident, a male suspect broke into the property through a rear door or window and stole the cash register and other items. 

Through investigation, the Windsor Police Target Base Unit identified the suspect as Michael Scott Blythe. He is described as a white male, 5’7”, with a medium build and brownish-grey hair. He may be driving a 2008 beige Dodge Caravan.

Blythe is wanted on the following charges:
Break and enter to commit theft over $5,000
Break and enter to commit theft under $5,000 (x 6)
Possession of break-in instruments 

Anyone with information is urged to call the Target Base Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4350. They can also contact Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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