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Officer charged after allegedly stealing credit card from Oakville crime scene

The officer — a 7-year-veteran of the Halton police force — faces three charges after he allegedly took the credit card during a break-and-enter investigation.

Michael Kellas, 29, was suspended with pay, as required by the Police Services Act of Ontario. Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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Michael Kellas, 29, was suspended with pay, as required by the Police Services Act of Ontario. Police say the investigation is ongoing.

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Police in Halton Region say they charged one of their officers on Tuesday with allegedly stealing a credit card from the scene of a break-and-enter investigation.

They say the alleged incident happened in Oakville, Ont., in December 2017.

Michael Kellas, 29, of Halton police was charged with theft of a credit card, possession and use of a stolen credit card and posession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

He was suspended with pay, as required by the Police Services Act of Ontario.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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