Repeat Offender Arrested Again In Walkerton



(BROCKTON, ON) – On April 10, 2024, the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a compliance check in the Town of Walkerton for an individual out on release for other criminal matters.

Police discovered them to be breaching the conditions of their release order. They were subsequently taken into custody without issue.

As a result of the investigation, Birgit RAPELJE, 55-years-old, was charged with:

Failure to comply with release order (two counts)

The accused appeared by video at the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton on April 11, 2024 where they were remanded into custody. A subsequent court appearance has been scheduled for April 12, 2024 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.