Three people were arrested early Sunday after being spotted by police in a stolen car.
According to the Winnipeg Police Service, officers observed the stolen vehicle at about 5:30 a.m. Sunday and, after initiating a traffic stop, arrested the car’s three occupants without incident. They were found to be in possession of several stolen pieces of identification and credit cards.
Ernest Clark Beaulieu, 31, faces numerous charges, including 12 counts of possession of property obtained by crime (over $5,000), 12 counts of possession of property obtained by crime (under $5,000), a dozen counts of identity theft and five charges of possessing and using credit-card data. He remains in custody at the provincial remand centre.
A 22-year-old female and a 57-year-old male, whose names were not released, face similar charges. They were released from custody under promises to appear in court.