Three Toronto residents face charges after an investigation into reported thefts in Port Hope and Cobourg.
On Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at approximately 12:45 p.m., police responded to a theft in progress at a business in the area of Spring Street and King Street in Cobourg. Attending officers were advised of three involved individuals believed to have committed a theft from a business in Port Hope before attending the Cobourg business. Two suspects left the Cobourg store on foot, and one left in a vehicle.
The suspect vehicle was located on University Avenue, and a vehicle stop was made. Police discovered multiple stolen items in the vehicle.
As a result of a joint investigation between the Cobourg Police and Port Hope Police Service, the 28-year-old Toronto woman was arrested and charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 and theft under $5,000.
The two other involved individuals were located a short distance from the business. The 20-year-old man and 19-year-old woman from Toronto were arrested and charged with Theft under $5,000.
All three were held for a show cause hearing.