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38-year-old Midland man charged with fraud: OPP

A 38-year-old man was charged with fraud on Tuesday in connection to a number of unlawful entries of parked cars in Midland on Aug. 12, Southern Georgian Bay OPP say. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A 38-year-old man was charged with fraud on Tuesday in connection to several unlawful entries of parked cars in Midland.

Southern Georgian Bay OPP say they received a number of reports of vehicles parked in the Shewfelt Drive and Yonge Street area being broken into  Aug. 12.

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Police say during the investigation, a vehicle owner later reported fraudulent credit card activity.

Jamie Dube, from Midland, was subsequently charged with two counts of fraud under $5,000.

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The accused was held in custody to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie and was released pending a court appearance in Midland on Sept. 26.

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Police say anyone with information can contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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