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Man faces fraud charges after stolen bank card used

Card in question was taken from a vehicle on April 8
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Some time overnight on April 8, 2020, a vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence located near the intersection of Hadati Road and Auden Road in the City of Guelph was entered. Numerous items were taken including a debit card.

On April 9 at 8:26 p.m., an adult male used the debit card to purchase a pack of cigarettes for $18.31 at a gas station located near the intersection of Stone Road West and Edinburgh Road South. The debit card was then used for multiple other transactions totalling $128.93.

On May 21 at 1:46 p.m., members of the Guelph Police Service High Enforcement Action Team were doing proactive bicycle patrol in the downtown core and located the male. He was subsequently arrested.

A 38-year-old Guelph male has been charged with:
    •    Possession of stolen property under $5,000
    •    Possess identity documents
    •    Fraud under $5,000
    •    Unauthorized use of credit card
    •    Breach probation

He will appear in court on Sept. 4.

The Guelph Police Service would like to remind the public to always lock your vehicles and never leave valuables inside your vehicles.