An Ontario Provincial Police officer is dealing with fraud fees after an investigation into the theft of Wayne Gretzky memorabilia from the house of the hockey legend’s father.
Police say a three-month probe into the theft additionally uncovered an alleged fraud involving a Gretzky hockey stick.
A spokesperson for the Ontario Provincial Police says Insp. June Dobson is dealing with fraud fees within the case.
Workers Sgt. Carolle Dionne says Dobson was already on an unrelated paid depart of absence when the costs had been introduced Tuesday.
Police in Brantford, Ont., introduced that that they had arrested a 58-year-old Oakville, Ont., man and a 58-year-old Brockville, Ont., girl, however didn’t identify them.
The arrests got here after an investigation following the theft of roughly $500,000 US price of memorabilia from the house of Walter Gretzky.
Theft investigation additionally uncovered fraud
Brantford police say that in the course of the investigation they uncovered proof of somebody — unrelated to the theft — allegedly committing fraud involving a Gretzky hockey stick.
Dobson, who was the detachment commander of the Grenville, Ont., OPP detachment, is dealing with fees of fraud over $5,000 and breach of belief.
The as-yet unnamed Oakville man is charged with theft over $5,000 and possession over $5,000.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.