On Monday, August 28, 2017 at around noon hour the accused attended a retirement home on Sheridan Street.
The victim who is a resident at the home had stepped out momentarily away from her room and upon return she observed the accused in her bedroom. The victim had conversation with the accused who claimed that she was at the retirement home visiting another resident. After the accused left the building the victim observed that her wallet had been removed from her purse and money stolen.
As a result of the investigation the accused was identified and charged.
Shelly May WESTCOTT, 45 years of age from Brantford is charged with theft under $5,000.00 and released on an Appearance Notice with a future court date on October 10, 2017.