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Long list of charges following traffic stop

Couple arrested at 3 a.m. after man reported his car was broken into
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A Guelph couple face a long list of charges following a traffic stop Saturday morning.

Just after 3 a.m., a man contacted police indicating he had just witnessed two people stealing his wallet from his vehicle on Eramosa Road. A vehicle matching the provided description was stopped a short distance away. The driver of the vehicle was found to be breaching a court order by being in the company of his female passenger.

The man was arrested and a search incident to arrest revealed he was in possession of credit cards in the victim’s name as well as a large quantity of cash. The female passenger was also arrested and found to be in possession of more of the victim’s credit cards as well as a spring-loaded knife. Break and enter tools were also located during a subsequent search of their property.

A 35-year-old Guelph man and 35-year-old Guelph woman face charges including possessing stolen property and possessing break-in instruments. The woman was also charged with possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose.