Aug. 19 – 21, 2017 – Montreal man & Ajax man arrested and charged following downtown weekend robbery

Calls for Service:
(Aug. 18 at 8 a.m. to Aug. 19 at 8 a.m.) 88
(Aug. 19 at 8 a.m. to Aug. 20 at 8 a.m.) 80
(Aug. 20 at 8 a.m. to Aug. 21 at 8 a.m.) 65

Robbery with Violence Arrest:
A 25-year-old Montreal man and a 28-year-old Ajax man have been arrested and charged after three males were robbed over the weekend.

On August 19, 2017 at approximately 2:30 a.m. the victims, a 21-year-old male and a 19 year-old male, were at a downtown food vendor at the corner of George and Charlotte Streets when they were approached by two men unknown to them.

It was reported that without apparent provocation the two unknown males ripped a gold chain off the neck of each of the male victims. During the incident one of the victims, who was able to grab his chain back, was assaulted.

The two unknown males then fled the area on foot and police were called and dispatched to the area. During the investigation it was reported that a third victim, an 18-year-old male also in the area at the time, had his gold chain stolen off his neck.

A short time later officers located the two unknown males still in the area where, as a result of the investigation, they were arrested and charged.

Jeffrey Anthony Jackson, 25, of Terrace Coursol, Montreal, Quebec, is charged with the following:

  • Robbery with violence
  • Obstruct peace officer
  • Fail to comply with a recognizance X3

James Alexander Park, 28, of Tansley Crescent, Ajax, Ontario, is charged with the following:

  • Robbery with theft X2

The co-accused were held in custody and appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on August 19, 2017.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle Arrest:

A 19-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including theft from a motor vehicle following a June incident.

Shortly after midnight on June 11, 2017 police received a 9-1-1 call from a concerned citizen regarding a suspicious male in the area of Chandler Crescent and Louden Terrace in Peterborough.

Officers arrived in the area and located the suspicious male walking onto the front porch of a Louden Terrace home. Through the investigation the male was arrested and charged.

Original Media Release from June 12, 2017:

June 10 – 12, 2017 – Weekend wrap-up media release

Through further investigation on August 19, 2017 a second male attended the police station, where, as a result of the investigation, he was also arrested in relation to this incident.

Christian Emerson Cripps, 19, of Aylmer Street, is charged with theft under $5,000 from a motor vehicle and trespassing at night.
The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 7, 2017.

Domestic Assault Arrest:
The Peterborough Police Service has arrested and charged a 22-year-old man with domestic assault following a Friday evening incident involving his ex-girlfriend.

The victim, an 18-year-old woman, and the accused, were in a previous domestic relationship.

On August 18, 2017 the accused and victim became involved in an argument while at a Peterborough residence. During the argument it was reported that the accused spat in the victim’s face.

As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with domestic assault.

The accused was held in custody and appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on August 19, 2017.

The name of the accused will not be released in order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic incident.

Assault with a Weapon Arrest:
A 55-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including assault with a weapon following an altercation in the City.

On August 16, 2017 at approximately 7 p.m. two men became involved in an argument while at the corner of George Street and Parkhill Road. During the argument it was reported that the accused brandished a knife, slashed the backpack the victim was wearing and attempted to engage the victim in a fight. The accused then left the area. The victim, a 29-year-old man, and the accused do not know each other.
Police were called and officers were dispatched to the scene. Later that same evening the accused attended the police station where, as a result of the investigation, he was placed under arrest.

Brian Edward Vienneau, 55, of Murray Street, is charged with the following:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Fail to comply with a probation order

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 7, 2017.