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Halton cop charged with theft after allegedly stealing wallet from crime scene

Toronto Star logo Toronto Star 2018-02-14 Brennan Doherty - Staff Reporter

A Halton Regional Police officer is facing charges for allegedly stealing a wallet during a break-and-enter investigation last December. © Provided by Toronto Star A Halton Regional Police officer is facing charges for allegedly stealing a wallet during a break-and-enter investigation last December.

A Halton police officer with seven years’ experience is facing charges for allegedly stealing a wallet during a break-and-enter investigation last December.

The 29-year-old officer has been suspended from duty, with pay, pending the outcome of the investigation, according to a statement from the Halton Regional Police Service.

Michael Kellas faces one count each of theft of a credit card, possession or use of a stolen credit card, and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

He is due to appear in a Milton courthouse on March 5.

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