Man Arrested for Theft
On July 25th, 2023, the Cobourg Police Service commenced an investigation into a theft at a business on Division Street. The male suspect returned to the business later that day using stolen credit cards to purchase merchandise.
As a result of the investigation, police identified the male, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
On Saturday the 19th of August 2023, a 28-year-old Port hope resident was arrested and charged with the following offences:
1) Theft Under $5000 – Contrary to Section 334(b) of the Criminal Code
2) Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 – Contrary to Section 355(b) of the Criminal Code
3) Possession of Stolen Credit Card – Contrary to section 342(1)(c) of the Criminal Code
4) Fraud under $5000 – Contrary to section 380(1)(b) of the Criminal Code
The accused was released on an undertaking with a future court date.