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Woman Arrested for Shoplifting

Media Release

The Cobourg Police have charged a woman after responding to a report of shoplifting.

On Tuesday the 13th of February, 2018, at approximately 12:30 pm, police responded to the downtown area of Cobourg regarding a theft from a retail store.

Police located the suspect being followed by a store employee at which time the suspect was arrested by police. 

As a result of the ensuing police investigation, 23 year old Brookelle McBride of Cobourg was charged with two counts of theft under $5000 and two counts of Possession of Property obtained by crime in addition to possession of a controlled substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  The accused was subsequently released from custody with an upcoming court date.