Arrest in Theft/Fraud
(Bradford, ON) A 54-year-old Bradford man is charged after debit and credit cards in a lost wallet were used to make purchases at a number of businesses.
On Friday, January 11, 2019 around 12:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were called by a 65-year-old Bradford man who reported he had lost his wallet earlier that morning and had since discovered debit and credit card transactions on his bank account. Through investigation, police were able to obtain a physical and clothing description of a suspect. On January 12, 2019, an officer on patrol spotted a man matching that description. The man was arrested and transported to South Division. He was charged with Theft Under $5,000, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Use Credit Card and three counts of Fraud Under $5,000.
The accused was released with a future court date.
(Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers are investigating the theft of a snowmobile from a home in Innisfil.
On Monday, January 14, 2019 around 12:30 p.m., police were called to a home in the Yonge Street and Lockhart Road area. The homeowner reported that a 2017 Arctic Cat Cross Country snowmobile had been stolen from the garage on Saturday night. The snowmobile is mostly black with florescent green stripes.
Anyone with information about this theft is asked to call South Simcoe Police Service at 705-436-2141, 905-775-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS). Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.
South Simcoe Police Service encourages our citizens to be vigilant about protecting their homes. You can conduct home security audits regularly by using Ontario’s Home Audit Security Guide.
On Monday, January 14, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 77 calls for service.