Thieves Caught On Video - Paula SWIFT & Holly WELLER Charged

Source: Area OPP
Date: Sat Aug 18 03:52:49 MST 2018

(CENTRE WELLINGTON TOWNSHIP, ON) - Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have summonsed two Centre Wellington women to criminal court following the completion of a police investigation into a shoplifting incident that occurred July, 2018 at the Freshco grocery store located on St. Andrews Street West in Fergus.

On July 15, 2018 at approximately 12:36 p.m. Wellington County OPP officers responded to a report of a shoplifting incident at the Freshco grocery store. The suspects had left the scene but the complainant had video surveillance of the incident as well as a photo of the licence plate from the vehicle they left in.

Investigation revealed that the store owner observed two women acting in a suspicious manner, exit the store through the entrance door twice with a cart full of groceries, already bagged and put in bins without making any attempt to pay prior to exiting the store. He followed them out into the parking lot and requested to see the receipt which they were unable to produce. The pair returned to the store with the groceries and the complainant and given the opportunity to pay for the groceries which they declined. They were unable to provide valid identification to the complainant and were advised that the police were going to be notified.

The females returned to their vehicle at which time the complainant captured a photo of the licence plate prior to them leaving the scene which was later provided to police.

Officers were able to confirm the identity of both parties involved and summons were issued. The estimated value of food returned to the store was approximately $470.00.

45-year-old Paula SWIFT of Centre Wellington Township and 61-year-old Holly WELLER of Fergus both been charged with Theft under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. They are schedule to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on August 24, 2018 to answer to the charges.

Blyth Bill

Town Hall Overflows With Bailey Supporters - Public Unanimously Demands Current Municipal Council Term To Be Extended To 2028 #StopFakeNews
Reeve Bernie Bailey To Resign Monday Night Unless You Stop Him - Your Immediate Support To Save North Huron Is Required #StopFakeNews
North Huron A World Leader In Flood Management - Floodplains Proven True Cause Of Flooding

Area OPP

Justin BELL Arrested Again - Stolen Property, Drive While Suspended, Breach
Motorcycle Rider Arrested At RIDE - PURNELL
Motorcycle Driver Facing Impaired Charge - MANNING
Break And Enter In Clinton - Nicholas HALLEY Arrested Again
53 Year Old Arrested After Trying To Evade Police In Exeter - Alcohol A Factor
Drunk Driver Arrested After Hitting Several Items In Exeter - LEONARD
Suspended Driver Caught Picking Up Person From Court - FRIM-KUNKEL
Collision Update - Driver Succumbs To Injuries
Fatal Collision Update - Deceased Identified
37 Year Old Facing Dangerous Driving & Flight From Police Charges
Suspended Driver Caught Speeding
Plane Crash In Grey Highlands
21 Year Old Caught Drinking And Driving
Impaired Driving Charge Laid - IGNATIOUS
Fatal Collision On Amberley Road
Suspended Driver Caught - STOCKILL
Four Facing Stunt Driving Charges - MURPHY, BUCHANAN, GORDON & MacLEAN
SIU Invokes Mandate
Two Year Old Seriously Injured After Falling Out Of Vehicle - Impaired Charge Laid
Jamie-Lynn GILKINSON Arrested Again - Methamphetamine, Breach, Drive While Suspended
911 Being Used By Idiots To Complain About AMBER Alerts
Trees Tagged Along Trails In Brockton
Methamphetamine Bust In Goderich - CLARKE Facing Numerous Charges

Huron County

West Nile virus found in Huron County mosquitoes
Health Unit: Avoid Mosquito Bites

North Huron

NOTICE: Special Meeting of the North Huron Police Services Board - July 3, 2018

Wingham Police Service

Council Summons All Wingham Police Officers To Council Meeting - Apology Expected From Blyth & E-W Councillors For 18 Years Of Forcing Wingham Police To Exist Against Their Will & Bankrupting Wingham