Lethbridge Police charge man in relation to identity theft after landlord expresses concern

Lethbridge, Alberta – Lethbridge Police have charged a 35-year-old man with multiple offences relating to identity theft.

Police attended an apartment complex in the 200-block of 2 Avenue South on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 to assist the landlord with ongoing concerns in the building. The officer subsequently noted a number of identity documents not belonging to the individual in question, and more than $435 in cash believed to be the proceeds of crime. Follow-up investigation revealed that several of the debit cards, credit cards and other forms of identification had been reported stolen earlier from vehicles.

Wesley Charles Johnson, of Lethbridge, has been charged with nine counts of possession of identity documents, four counts of possession of stolen credit cards, and three counts of possession of stolen property under $5,000. He was released to appear in court Dec. 15, 2021.

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Lethbridge Police Service



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