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Theft from vehicles investigation nets drug, trespassing charges for Newmarket woman

Police say they had responded to report of a woman checking vehicles in Bradford
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South Simcoe Police Service officer have charged a Newmarket woman in a thefts from vehicles investigation in Bradford.

On Monday, May 17, 2021, at approximately 11:00 p.m., police responded to the Langford Boulevard and Line 6 area for a suspicious person call.  

Once on scene, police learned that a man and woman were checking vehicles on the street and that the woman had entered a vehicle.

On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at approximately 6:40 a.m., police responded to the area of Holland Street West and Langford Boulevard for a report of a woman checking vehicles.

The woman matched the description of the female suspect from the previous evening and she was arrested. Police seized a knife, stolen property and a quantity of suspected ecstasy and fentanyl.

As a result of the investigation, 32-year-old Kathleen Fonseca of Newmarket was charged with the following offences:

  • Trespass/prowl near dwelling house (three counts)
  • Theft under $5,000 from a motor vehicle
  • Possession of property obtained by crime
  • Obstruct a peace officer
  • Carrying concealed weapon
  • Possession of drugs (two counts)

The accused was released with a future court date.


Your call matters South Simcoe Police Service wants to remind our citizens to call police immediately if you see suspicious activity or people. Always report crime, no matter how insignificant it may seem to you. Your report can assist officers with ongoing investigations, often involving our policing partners from other jurisdictions.

This type of crime has no borders. Your police report can make a difference in linking incidents and solving crimes.