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Two wallets stolen, theft and drug possession charges laid

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SAULT STE MARIE POLICE SERVICE

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On Oct. 4, 2017 officers with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service’s Break and Enter Unit arrested 20-year-old Christian Tucci of Wellington Street East for theft and possession of stolen property.

It is alleged that on Aug. 16, 2017 the accused stole a wallet from a parked vehicle and used a bank card to make just under $130 in purchases. 

Later, on Sept. 20, 2017 the accused again took a wallet from a parked motor vehicle. The accused then again used the victim’s bank card to make purchases.

Officers located the accused on Oct. 4 and he was taken into custody. Upon his arrest the accused was found to be in possession of a small amount of heroin and methamphetamine. 

He has been charged 2 counts of theft under $5,000, 2 counts of possession of property obtained by crime and 2 counts of possession of a controlled substance. He will appear in court on Nov. 20, 2017.

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