Cornwall teen arrested for lifting cash from mother's wallet

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By Adam Brazeau
CORNWALL, Ontario - Another 14-year-old Cornwall teen has been charged with theft under $5,000 for stealing from a parent.

Cornwall Police blotter update.

Police allege the youth removed $20 from his mother's wallet between Friday, Jan. 25 and Saturday, Jan. 26.

He was taken into custody and charged with theft and failing to keep the peace on the Saturday he was accused of lifting the cash.

The youth was released with a court date of Wednesday, Feb. 27. Since he's under 18 his name cannot be released.

Two weeks ago, another Cornwall mother called city cops on her 14-year-old son for allegedly stealing $10 in change from her piggy bank in mid-January, and a $20 gift card from her wallet between December 2013 and this January.

The first 14-year-old to be charged with a similar crime was released with a court date of Wednesday, Feb. 13. Since he's under 18 his name cannot be released.

Police were unavailable for comment.

Geographic location: Cornwall

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  • tammy
    January 31, 2014 - 02:13

    ABOUT 2010 i bought 2 gifts.and my exs stole them and i called the police and all they said we'll go and talk to him and my ex stated he didnt do it but i went to walmart and they printed everything that was bought on one card because i had a recipt for both cards the other one wasn't cash so they put it on another card..but the police didnt do anything about it they took his word on it . and he has criminal record.all they said lucky it was only $100 and you got back 50 ..but the police is chargering these minors for $10-20 .you tell me if this is right no..

  • tammy
    January 31, 2014 - 02:01

    ABOUT 2010 i bought 2 gifts for my grand children and my exs stole them and i called the police and all they said we'll go and talk to them and my exs stated he didnt do it but i went to walmart and they printed everything that was bought on one card because i had a recipt for both cards the other one wasn't cash so they put it on another card..but the police didnt do anything about all they luck it was only 100 and you got back 50 ..but he the police is chargering these minors for $10-20 .you tell me if this is right no..my grand children was only 3-4 is this fair for them no its not ..