Stolen Debit Card
May 21st, 2019 - St. Thomas Police are looking to arrest a thirty three year old
local man recorded on security video using a stolen debit card. The thief found
a debit card that had been accidentally left in an ATM by its owner. Instead of
returning the card, the man made several purchases at four different downtown convenience
stores and restaurants totaling around one hundred and fifty dollars. The owner
realized his card was lost the next day and reported a theft to police when he checked
his account online and discovered the suspicious activity. The accused is now wanted
for two counts Breach of Release Conditions, four counts Fraud Under $5000 and one
count Use Stolen Debit Card.
Long Weekend Keeps Officers Busy Conducting R.I.D.E. Checks
Officers from the St. Thomas Police Service were doing their part in the provincial
#drivesafe initiative by holding three separate R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving
Everywhere) spot checks.
Saturday officers set up around 9 pm stopping approximately one hundred vehicles
and finding zero infractions
Sunday officers set up around 4 pm stopping approximately six hundred vehicles and
issuing one three day suspension
Monday officers set up around 8 pm stopping approximately one hundred vehicles and
issuing two roadside screening test for alcohol. Both drivers registered a pass
and were sent on their way.
Police are investigating after a bike was stolen from outside the west end Tim Hortons
early Sunday morning around 6 am. The seven speed, dark green mountain bike with
balloon tires was left outside propped up against a garbage bin when it was stolen.
If you have any information about this theft or know the whereabouts of the stolen
bike call us 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS www.stthomascrimestoppers.ca
Refer to Case #ST19006831
A twenty eight year old man identified through security video is wanted by police
after he was recorded stealing packages of bacon from a west end grocery store on
the weekend. Officers will be putting out a warrant for the man.
A fifty two year old man was arrested Monday afternoon on Talbot Street after being
wanted by police for shoplifting from Walmart earlier in the week. The man was recorded
on security video taking products from the electronics department and leaving the
store without paying for them. He was quickly identified by officers and arrested
after they noticed him downtown. The man was released on an Appearance Notice for