Thursday August 17, 2017 – Two Peterborough teens charged after theft at Hunter Street laundromat

Calls for Service:
(Aug. 16 at 8 a.m. to Aug. 17 at 8 a.m.) 89

Theft Arrests:
Two Peterborough teens have been charged following a theft at a Hunter Street laundromat.

On June 29, 2017 police were contacted regarding the theft of surveillance video cameras from a laundromat on Hunter Street that had occurred the day before. Through the investigation two males suspects were identified.

As a result of the investigation on August 6, 2017 a 16-year-old Peterborough male was arrested at a Water Street address and charged with theft under $5,000.

The youth was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 28, 2017.

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

On August 16, 2017 at approximately 7 p.m. officers located the second male suspect at a Brock Street address where, as a result of the investigation, he was placed under arrest.

Justin David Smith, 18, of Murray Street, is charged with theft under $5,000 and fail to comply with a sentence.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 11, 2017.

Fraud Arrests:
The Peterborough Police Service has charged two teens with fraud following an investigation.

On July 20, 2017 police received a complaint regarding numerous unauthorized withdrawals that had been made to the victim’s bank account in June and July of 2017. The total value of the fraud is approximately $2,860.

Through the investigation two suspects were identified, the victim’s 15-year-old granddaughter and the granddaughter’s 15-year-old boyfriend.

On August 16, 2017 police attended a Peterborough residence where, as a result of the investigation, the two youth were placed under arrest and charged with fraud under $5,000.

Both youth were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in court on September 11, 2017.

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

Mischief Arrest:
A 23-year-old Peterborough woman has been charged with mischief following a domestic incident.

The victim, a male in his 20’s, and the accused are currently in a domestic relationship.

On August 15, 2017 during a domestic dispute it was reported that the accused damaged the door to the victim’s Peterborough residence. Officers were dispatched to the residence where they located the accused.

As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with mischief under $5,000.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 31, 2017.

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