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Police Asking for Assistance to Identify Suspect in Theft from Vehicle

Release Date: January 19, 2018

18-732

 

Overnight from January 1 to 2, 2018 the complaints wallet was stolen from a vehicle. The vehicle was parked in a driveway on Cottonwood Avenue. The wallet contained various personal cards along with credit and debit cards. The stolen credit cards were used to make approximately $1000 in purchases before the complainant discovered the theft and cancelled them.

 

Please view the attached photo and anyone with information, is asked to contact Constable Harvey Kolff at 613-549-4660 ext. 6253 or via email at hkolff@kingstonpolice.ca.

You can also provide tips anonymously via:

 

  • By calling our general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to be anonymous
  • By calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

 

 

Kingston police wish to remind citizens to not leave valuables in your vehicle and be sure to lock your doors. These types of thefts are usually thefts of opportunity. Someone trying door handles will enter unlocked parked vehicles and steal anything of value. On rare occasions a thief may smash a window or cause damage to get into a locked vehicle, especially if something of value can been seen from the outside. This forced entry creates a greater chance of the thief being caught due to the noise and is therefore far less common.