Thursday July 13, 2017 – Teen facing charges including taking a car without consent and driving without a licence

Calls for Service:
(July 12 at 8 a.m. to July 13 at 8 a.m.) 79

Take Motor Vehicle Without Consent Arrest:
A Peterborough teen is facing charges including taking a motor vehicle without consent and driving without a licence following an early morning traffic stop.

On July 13, 2017 at approximately 4:10 a.m. an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop in the area of Monaghan Road and Howden Street for a vehicle operating with only one headlight.

While speaking with the male driver of the vehicle it was revealed that the driver was only 15-years-old and does not have a driver’s licence. It was also revealed that the driver and one of the male passengers are on conditions to remain away from each other.

As a result of the investigation a 15-year-old Peterborough male was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Take motor vehicle without consent
  • Fail to comply with the conditions of an undertaking by an officer in charge
  • Drive motor vehicle with no licence (Section 32(1) Highway Traffic Act)
  • Drive without proper headlights (Section 62(1) Highway Traffic Act)

A 16-year-old Peterborough male was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Fail to comply with the conditions of an undertaking by an officer in charge
  • Fail to comply with a sentence

Both youth were held in custody and are scheduled to appear in court later this morning (July 13).

Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act the name of a person under 18 years of age cannot be released.

Theft:
The Peterborough Police Service is asking for the public to come forward with information regarding a break-in to a Cavan Monaghan business.
Sometime between 6 p.m. on July 7, 2017 and 4 a.m. on July 10, 2017 unknown person(s) entered a Moore Drive business in the Township of Cavan Monaghan through an insecure door. Once inside the thieves stole a number of tools.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or Crime Stoppers