MB: riding bike on sidewalk leads to fraud charges

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A Steinbach, MB man is facing a long list of charges after being stopped by police for riding a bike on the sidewalk.

At first, the man allegedly gave the officers a fake name, but after further investigation, police identified him and found out he had a warrant out for his arrest. Police found stolen identity documents and payment cards, as well as a small amount of methamphetamine and a stolen bike.

The 29-year-old man faces multiple charges, including identity fraud with intent to avoid arrest, possession of break-in instruments, possession of methamphetamine, possession of stolen property over $5,000, four counts of possessing stolen property under $5,000, four counts of possessing  identity documents, two counts of failing to comply with probation, and riding a bicycle on a sidewalk.

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.