Female arrested after police called to a business for a theft in progress

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at approximately 12:55 p.m., uniform members of the Cobourg Police Service responded to a report of a theft in progress at a business in the north end of Cobourg. 

Officers responded to the area and located a woman matching the description provided. The woman provided false identification to police and fled on foot. 

The accused was taken into custody a short distance away.

As a result of the police investigation, 30-year-old Stephanie MCKENNA of Belleville was arrested and charged with:

  1. Theft Under $5,000 contrary to section 334(b) of the Criminal Code
  2. Possession of Property Obtained by Crime contrary to section 355(b) of the Criminal Code
  3. Obstruct Peace Officer contrary to section 129(a) of the Criminal Code
  4. Escape Lawful Custody contrary to section 145(1) of the Criminal Code
  5. Carry Concealed Weapon contrary to section 90(1) of the Criminal Code
  6. Fail to Comply with Probation contrary to section 733.1(1) of Criminal Code x2

She was released with a future court date.

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