Brantford Police K-9 unit finds 29 year old Ohsweken man charged with theft and fraud

Location: North Park Street
Incident: On Friday August 17, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a
theft from a motor vehicle. The victim had parked her vehicle at a
business on North park Street. The vehicle was broken into and a number
of items were taken, including the victims credit card. The suspect left the
area but used the stolen credit card a short time later to make two separate
purchases. The suspect was seen on surveillance video driving a vehicle
to the store, getting out and attending into the store where he purchased
items. Investigation revealed that the vehicle the accused was operating
was a stolen motor vehicle that had been previously reported stolen to the
O.P.P. Officers were able to positively identify the accused by the
surveillance video. On Sunday August 19, 2018 just after 5:00 p.m.
Officers observed the stolen vehicle on Alfred Street. The accused was
seen in the area and went into a residence on Alfred Street. During the
investigation officers were able to enter into the residence. With the
assistance of the BPS K9 unit the accused was located hiding in the attic.
The accused was arrested without incident. Information was received that
the accused was currently wanted on several outstanding warrants for his
arrest in Brantford and on other jurisdictions and is currently bound by a
court order with conditions. The accused is also a suspended and
disqualified driver. A 29 year old Ohsweken male is charged with
Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000, Possession of Stolen Property
Under $5000, Drive Motor Vehicle While Disqualified, Possession of
Stolen Credit Card, Fraud Under $5000 x2 and Breach of Probation under
the Criminal Code. The accused is also charged with Suspended Driver
x2 under the Highway Traffic Act. The accused was further arrested on
the outstanding warrants. The accused was held for a bail hearing.

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