Female Charged with Unauthorized Use of a Credit Card

Posted on Monday October 07, 2019

On October 4, 2019 officers with the Patrol Services Unit arrested 24 year old Megan Laird of Caledon Avenue for unauthorized use of a credit card.

On October 4, 2019 police received a complaint that a vehicle was entered in the 0-100 block of Blake Street and property was taken. The complainant told police a wallet containing identification and bank cards were among the items taken. Later that day it’s alleged the accused used the bank cards to make approximately $200 in purchases.

She was located later that day and found to be in possession of the property that was reported stolen. She is charged with four counts of unauthorized use of a credit card, three counts of possession of identify documents, one count of possession of stolen property, one count of theft under $5,000 and one count of breach of probation. She was held for bail.

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Contact information:
Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, 580 Second Line East, Sault Ste. Marie ON P6B 4K1. (705) 949-6300 or info@ssmps.org

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