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St. Catharines woman arrested for retirement home thefts: police

The 34-year-old turned herself in Monday, police say, after investigators shared images of a suspect asking the public for help identifying her.

She's charged with 16 counts of breaking and entering with intent to commit theft

Niagara Regional Police say a 34-year-old woman turned herself in Monday. (Dan Taekema/CBC)

Niagara police say a St. Catharines woman is charged with 21 counts of breaking and entering in connection with a string of thefts from retirement homes.

The 34-year-old turned herself in Monday, police say, after investigators shared images of a suspect asking the public for help identifying her.

She's charged with five counts of break and enter to commit theft and 16 counts of break and enter with intent to commit theft, according to police.

Detectives are continuing to investigate and say they expect more charges will be laid.

The woman is currently being held in custody with a bail hearing scheduled for Tuesday at the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse in the City of St. Catharines.

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