Police officer charged with theft of credit card from break-and-enter scene
A 29-year-old officer faces charges in relation to alleged credit card theft
Police in Halton Region say they charged one of their officers on Tuesday with allegedly stealing a credit card from the scene of a break-and-enter investigation.
They say the alleged incident happened in Oakville, Ont., in December 2017.
The 29-year-old man was charged with theft of a credit card, possession and use of a stolen credit card and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.
He was suspended with pay, as required by the Police Services Act of Ontario.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.