Counterfeit Money Spent In Hawkesbury – Person Of Interest Wanted & More From OPP

 

The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating reports of U.S. counterfeit money being used for purchases at local businesses in Hawkesbury and the surrounding Townships.

 

On Monday afternoon May 27, 2019, a local business reported a counterfeit occurrence in which two individuals purchased items with U.S. counterfeit money. Approximately 10 minutes after the initial report, both suspects were located by Hawkesbury OPP officers while patrolling Main Street in Hawkesbury.

 

The investigation led to the arrest of Jeremy NESFIELD, a 28-year-old male of Pointe-Claire, Quebec. He is charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with:

 

– Uttering Counterfeit Money – utter

– Possessing Counterfeit Money – have in custody

– Fail to Comply with Probation Order (6 counts)

– Fail to Comply with Recognizance (2 counts)

Beth IRVING (41 yrs) of Howick, Quebec, was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with:

– Uttering Counterfeit Money – utter

– Possessing Counterfeit Money – have in custody

 

A significant amount of U.S. counterfeit currency was also seized on their person and inside the vehicle.

 

They were both released and scheduled to app ear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on June 26, 2019.

 

Also, The Hawkesbury OPP continue to investigate and is asking the assistance from the public to identify a person of interest described as:

 

– White male, tall and skinny with sideburns along the sides of his face

 

 

Anyone who has information about the identity or knows the whereabouts of this person, please contact the Hawkesbury O.P.P. at 613-632-2729 or 1-888-310-1122.

 

The Hawkesbury OPP Detachment is warning local businesses to be attentive when making transaction involving U.S. currency to avoid being a victim of fraud.

 

IMPAIRED DRIVER

 

(CHAMPLAIN TOWNSHIP, ON) – On June 2, 2019 at approximately 12:10 a.m., Hawkesbury OPP Constable S. Boudreau was patrolling Bay Road in L’Or ignal in the Champlain Township, when he intercepted a grey 2004 Infiniti G35.

 

Interaction with the female driver gave the officer reason to believe that she had operated her motor vehicle with blood alcohol content over 80 mgs.

 

Consequently, the driver, France LAURIN (44 yrs) of Champlain Township, Ontario, was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with “Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)”.

 

The vehicle was seized for 7 days and the driver’s licence was immediately suspended for 90 days.

 

She was later released and scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on June 19, 2019.

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