Male Arrested for Fraud Under $5000.00

Posted on Wednesday March 13, 2019

On March 12th, 2019 officers with the Break and Enter and Crime Suppression Units arrested 48 year old Wayne Hewitt of Boston Avenue with fraud under $5000.00.


It’s alleged in August, 2018 the accused stole a cheque book out of a vehicle. It’s further alleged between November 15th and 16th, 2018 he cashed stolen cheques totaling approximately $900.00.


The accused was subject to an outstanding warrant and was observed in the downtown area by police. He was taken into custody and is charged with one count of fraud under $5000.00, one count of possession of stolen property, one count of uttering a forged document, one count of breach of probation. He is scheduled to appear in court on April 15th, 2019.

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Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, 580 Second Line East, Sault Ste. Marie ON P6B 4K1. (705) 949-6300 or

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