Year Long Investigation Ends With Man & Woman Being Charged

Year Long Investigation Ends

WINNIPEG - Following a lengthy investigation into a number of suspicious pawn transactions, Winnipeg Police have arrest and charged a 56-year-old man and 45-year-old woman in connection with theft.

On May 30, 2017 the Winnipeg Police Pawn Unit began investigating several suspicious pawns made by the same woman. Police discovered several past pawns of similar items made by a male suspect dating back to 2013.

Police learned that between May and July 2015, the suspect male stole approximately $32,800 worth of tools from his employer. He began pawning the stolen tools in May 2013. The female suspect began pawning the stolen tools in August 2015 at various locations.

Police did recover approximately $20,200 worth of stolen property.

Police On May 21, 2018, both suspects were located at a residence in the 400 block of Redwood Avenue.

Monday a 56-year old man from Winnipeg was arrested for Theft Over $5000. A 45-year-old woman from Winnipeg was arrested for Possess Goods Obtained by Crime Over $5000.

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TOPICS:   Winnipeg Police

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