Officer charged, suspended after credit card stolen from crime scene
A Halton Regional Police cruiser is pictured. (CP24/David Ritchie)
The Canadian Press
Published Tuesday, February 13, 2018 5:07PM EST
OAKVILLE, Ont. -- Police in Halton Region say they charged one of their officers on Tuesday with allegedly stealing a credit card from the scene of a break-and-enter investigation.
They say the alleged incident happened in Oakville, Ont., in December 2017.
Michael Kellas, 29, of Halton police was charged with theft of a credit card, possession and use of a stolen credit card and posession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.
He was suspended with pay, as required by the Police Services Act of Ontario.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.