Theft, fraud suspects arrested after traffic stop on King Street
Two men were arrested after a traffic stop on King Street yesterday afternoon.
Police say an officer on general patrol observed a man wanted in connection with two separate shoplifting incidents at Canadian Tire in Blenheim as a passenger in a vehicle in Chatham.
The officer initiated a traffic stop near Inshes Avenue and the man was arrested. He was additionally charged in connection with a shoplifting incident at No Frills in Wallaceburg earlier this month.
Police say Glen Brown, of Chatham, has been charged with three counts of theft under $5000 and three counts of being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. He was released with a future court date of February 1st.
The driver was also arrested on an outstanding warrant in connection with a fraud investigation. Upon being searched, the man was reportedly found to be in possession of cocaine.
Police say Jason Souligny, 46 years, of St. Thomas has been charged with fraud related offences and drug possession. He was released with a future court date of January 31st.