Police officer spots stolen car - arrests the occupants and discovers identity documents belonging to other people.

Crime 100By Staff

May 15th, 2015


If there was ever any doubt that thieves regularly steal your identity any way they can – read on.

On Wednesday May 13, 2015 at 6:45am a Halton Regional Police uniform officer on patrol at Motel 6, located at 4345 North Service Road in the City of Burlington observed a motor vehicle that had been recently reported stolen by Ottawa Police. The vehicle was stopped and the occupants subsequently arrested.

Further investigation revealed the two female occupants in the vehicle were also in possession of several pieces of counterfeit government identification, stolen credit cards and a small quantity of marihuana.

Line PHRAND, 55 years, from St.Andre D’Argenteuil, Quebec
Cynthia GILBERT, 38 years, from Montreal, Quebec
have both been charged with:

Possession of Stolen Property over $5000
Unauthorized Possession of Credit Card Data
Possession of Identity Theft Documents
Possession of Counterfeit Mark
Possession of a Controlled Substance

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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