At about 03:26hrs, members of the Cobourg Police Service arrested a male and female for possession of stolen motor vehicle licence plates. The accused parties were observed by Police operating a motor vehicle.
Through further investigation, it was found that the plates attached to the motor vehicle had been reported stolen with the Durham Regional Police Service. The occupants abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot. Police were able to apprehend the male and female accused on King St.
Further investigation found the male driver was disqualified from driving and the female accused was in breach of her probation order conditions.
- STEWART, Kimberly age 41 from Oshawa was charged with Possession of property obtained by crime X 2, and breach of probation contrary to the Criminal Code.
- LEBLANC, Corey age 41 from Oshawa was charged with Possession of property obtained by crime X2, and driving while disqualified contrary to the Criminal Code
Cobourg Police are continuing their investigation for item located within the vehicle that may support further possession of stolen property charges. Cobourg Police would like to thank a citizen witness for assisting in the identity and escape route for the accused parties.