CHARGES LAID IN IDENTITY FRAUD
(PRESCOTT, ON) – On February 21, 2020 at around 2:00 p.m. Grenville County OPP responded to a report of fraud at a bank in the town of Prescott, Ontario. Police were informed of an individual who was trying to deposit a cheque amounting to under $300,000. A suspect was located on a nearby street.
A 47 year-old woman of Mississauga was charged with:
Identity Theft – obtain or possess another person’s identity information contrary to s. 402.2(1) of the Criminal Code (CC)
Use, deals, acts on forged document contrary to s. 268(1)(a) of the CC
Personation with Intent – intent to gain advantage contrary to s. 403(1)(a) of the CC
Possession of an identity document contrary to s. 56.1 of the CC
Fraud over $5000 contrary to s. 380(1)(a) of the CC
The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on March 20, 2020.
You can file a complaint through the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or online at www.tipsubmit.com. If you are a victim of a fraud or scam or unsure if it is a scam, contact your local police.
(EDWARDSBURGH) On March 2, 2020 at around 5:00 a.m. officers from the Grenville County Detachment of the OPP were contacted by a tow company after a driver went into a ditch on Highway 416 in the Township of Edwardsburgh. Officers attended and spoke with the driver and an Approved Screening Device (ASD) was utilized at the scene. The driver was transported to the detachment for further testing.
A 24 year-old from Gloucester, Ontario, was arrested and charged with;
Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs. Contrary to s. 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC)
Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) CC s.320.14(1)(b)
The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on April 3, 2020.