A Cobourg man has been arrested for theft and fraud after police investigate a report of a stolen wallet.
On November 13, 2022, police received a report where the complainant’s wallet was stolen from their car and their credit card used at multiple businesses in the Town of Cobourg.
On January 8, 2023, as a result of a police investigation, a 29-year-old Cobourg man was arrested and charged with the following offences:
1) Theft and Forgery of Credit Card contrary to section 342(1)(c) of the Criminal Code
2) Four counts – Fraud Under $5,000 contrary to section 380(1)(b) of the Criminal Code
3) Four counts – Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 contrary to section 355(b) of the Criminal Code
The accused was released on an undertaking with a court date scheduled for February 8, 2023.