Police arrest woman who they believe stole cash and credit cards from retirement home rooms while the residents were at a meal.

Crime 100By Staff

December 2, 2015

BURLINGTON, ON

Karen FRANKLIN, 45 yrs of Hamilton was arrested at her Hamilton residence and charged with five counts of break, enter and theft and two counts of possession of credit cards obtained by crime. She was released on a Promise to Appear in Milton Court on December 30th 2015..

Senior thief

Karen Franklin – arrested

The Gazette first reported on the thefts that took place at a Burlington retirement home while the residents were out of their rooms having a meal.

The police were able to provide a photograph which the Gazette published. The police report that “assistance from members of the public led to the identification and arrest of Franklin.

Police are appreciative of all public assistance and encourage further reporting of any crimes or identifying those involved in criminal activity by contacting police or utilizing crime stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS (8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

The Regional police have set up a Caught-on-Tape page on their web site.

They also Twitter @HRPSBurl

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