Midland OPP Police Press Releases

Justin JACKSON Arrested For Fraud & Possession

(MIDLAND, ON) – A 35 year old Midland resident has been charged in connection to a unlawful vehicle entry, theft and further fraud incidents after a Penetanguishene resident reported the theft of a wallet from an unlocked parked vehicle at a residence during the dark hours of March 9-10, 2024.

The responding officer through investigation found that the credit cards from the stolen wallet were used at several area businesses and a suspect was later identified as a person known to police.

On the afternoon of March 25, 2024, officers responded to a report of an intoxicated person and upon investigation by police, the person was arrested as the suspect in connection to the theft and fraud incident.

Charged is Justin JACKSON with the following offences.

  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada
  • Fraud Under $5000 (three counts)

The accused was held for a bail hearing on outstanding warrants and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice at a future date.

Residents are reminded to lock your vehicle and remove valuables such as wallets and purses containing identification or credit cards and cash when you park it to help avoid becoming a victim of numerous types of crime.