Man charged with being in possession of a stolen credit card
Yesterday morning, around 11:00 a.m., a man entered Walmart on St. Clair Street in Chatham. The man attempted to purchase headphones worth $50. When he tried to pay, the credit card was declined. The man exited the store without the headphones, however returned moments later. He walked around the store and placed a pair of winter gloves, a flashlight and other items into his gym bag. The man exited the store making no attempt to pay for the merchandise valued at $126. Upon being apprehended in the parking lot, he was searched incident to arrest. Police found the man to be in possession of two stolen credit cards from Sarnia.
Ian Lindsay, 21 years, has been charged with theft under $5,000, possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000, using a stolen credit and two counts of being in possession of a stolen credit card. He was released with conditions pending and has court date on January 13, 2016.