Female,39, arrested after passing fake $100 USD

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Photo: BPS News Release

Source: BPS Mews Release

On May 16, 2022, police received a report that an individual had made a purchase at a business in the 900 block of 18th street N. using counterfeit 100 USD bills.  The employees discovered that the bills were counterfeit, so when the suspect came back to return the purchase for a refund, employees were able to recover the merchandise, and they did not provide a refund to the suspect.

On May 19, 2022, police received a report that a suspect had passed a counterfeit 100 USD bill at a business in the 000 block of Willowdale Cres.

On May 27, 2022, police received a report of a theft of an e-Bike from a business in the 2000 block of Park Ave on May 26, 2022.  This bike was recovered as it was found on May 28, 2022 after it had been abandoned.

Security footage from all three businesses assisted police in identifying the 39-year-old female suspect.

On May 30, 2022, shortly after midnight, police conducted a traffic stop in the 1200 block of 26th street.  The suspect from the above incidents was in the vehicle; however, she provided police with another name.  Once police learned her identity, the 39-year-old female was arrested and lodged at Brandon Police Service.  She will appear in court today on charges of Theft Under $5000, Uttering Counterfeit Money X2, and Obstruct Peace Officer.