Police in Quinte West have arrested a Quebec man following a complaint of fraud involving the purchase of tires.
In a media release, Quinte West OPP say that on Tuesday, Feb. 6, officers received a complaint involving an individual who was reportedly attempting to fraudulently purchase tires from a dealership on Highway 33 in the City of Quinte West.
Police say that when confronted by staff, the accused fled; he was subsequently located and arrested a short distance away.
Jonathan Bergeron-Ampleman, 24 years old, from Quebec has been charged with the following offences:
- Fraud Over $5,000
- Fraud Under $5,000
- Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
- Possession of a credit card
- Failure to comply with Probation Order
Charges have not been proven in court.
The accused was held in custody and was scheduled to appear for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville on Feb. 7.