Friday August 4, 2017 – Three charged, fentanyl and cocaine seized following traffic stop

Calls for Service:
(Aug. 3 at 8 a.m. to Aug. 4 at 8 a.m.) 87

Drug Arrests:
Three people have been arrested and charged and powered fentanyl, cocaine and marijuana seized following a Thursday night traffic stop.

As a result of an ongoing investigation, at approximately 8:20 p.m. on August 3, 2017 members of the Peterborough Police Service ICAD (Intelligence, Crime Analyst, Asset Forfeiture and Drugs) Unit along with members of the Street Crime Unit conducted a traffic stop in the area of Aylmer and Simcoe Streets.

As a result of the investigation the following three parties were arrested and charged:

Aaron Stewart, age 19 of Bayley Street, Ajax:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Fentanyl
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance – Marijuana
  • Proceeds of Crime

Spencer Cooper, age 25 of McKellar Street, Peterborough:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Fentanyl
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Proceeds of Crime

A 17-year-old male from Ajax:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Fentanyl
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Proceeds of Crime

The following items were seized during the investigation:

  • 49 grams of powdered fentanyl
  • 19 grams of cocaine
  • A quantity of marijuana
  • Approximately $5,000 Canadian Currency

A motor vehicle was seized as offence related property.

All three accused were held in custody and are scheduled to appear in court later this morning (Aug. 4).

Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act the name of a young person cannot be released. 

Assault Arrest:
A 32-year-old Peterborough man has been charged with assault following an incident at the Simcoe Street courthouse.

While in custody at the Simcoe Street courthouse on August 3, 2017 it was reported that the accused struck an 18-year-old male, also in custody, in the face.

As a result of the investigation Stephen Andrew Dunkley, 32, of no fixed address, Peterborough, was charged with assault. The accused appeared in court on August 3, 2017.

Break and Enter: Park Street North
The Peterborough Police Service is investigating following a break-in at a Park Street North home.

Sometime between 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on August 3, 2017 unknown person(s) entered a Park Street North home by prying open a screen window that had been left open. Once inside the thieves stole a MacBook Pro valued at $1,300.

The Peterborough Police Service reminds residents to check and double check to make sure that windows are closed and secured before leaving their residence.

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