In January 2014 the Belleville Police Service Criminal Investigations Branch launched a lengthy investigation into an elder abuse fraud that was brought to their attention by a local senior’s home. The senior’s home was suspicious of a family member in their actions towards one of their residents.
On July 14th2014, 49 year old, Janice Emond of Belleville was arrested and charged with Theft by Power of Attorney, Possession of property obtained by Crime – over $5000 and Fraud contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. Emond will appear in court on August 28, 2014 to answer to the charges.
Anyone with further information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Constable Pat Kellar of the Belleville Police Service at 613-966-0882 ext. 2311.