Pair Arrested After Credit Cards Stolen And Used

Monday May 27th, 2019

Posted at 1:27pm


On Friday May 24th, Windsor Police received a report of a break and enter to a residence located in the 1300 block of Azalia Crescent. Police learned that a number of credit cards had been stolen during the incident.

A witness was able to provide physical descriptions of two suspects leaving the break and enter scene.

Police later learned that one of the stolen credit cards had been used at a business located in the 3100 block of Howard Avenue.

Police went to the area and found two individuals matching the descriptions walking along Howard Avenue near E.C. Row Expressway. When the pair saw police in the area, they began to flee on foot.

Officers stopped both people in the 600 block of North Service Road and placed them under arrest.

The arrested male was found to be in possession of property reported stolen at the break and enter, a small quantity of suspected cocaine and oxycodone, as well as break and enter tools.

As a result of further investigation, officers were able to link the male suspect to a number of prior break and enter investigations.

Jonathan Poitras, a 29 year old male of no fixed address, is charged with break and enter x3, fraud under $5000 x9, possession of stolen property valued under $5000 x5, unauthorized use of credit card data x9, use credit card obtained by offence x9, possession of a controlled substance – suspected cocaine, possession of a controlled substance – suspected oxycodone and possession of break and enter tools.

Chelsea Clark, a 28 year old female from Windsor, is charged with break and enter and fraud under $5000.

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