Tuesday August 15, 2017 – Peterborough man charged with criminal harassment following investigation

Calls for Service:
(Aug. 14 at 8 a.m. to Aug. 15 at 8 a.m.) 78

Criminal harassment Arrest:
A 46-year-old Peterborough man has been charged with criminal harassment following an investigation.

The victim, a woman in her 40’s, and the accused are involved in an on-again-off-again domestic relationship.

Between July 17 and July 21, 2017 the victim received several unwanted messages from the accused. The messages were sent after the accused had been advised by both police and the victim to not communicate with the victim. The incidents were reported to police and officers investigated.

As a result of the investigation on July 24, 2017 a warrant was issued for the arrest of the accused on the charge of criminal harassment – repeated communication.

On August 14, 2017 at approximately 11 p.m. police located the accused at a Peterborough residence where he was arrested on the warrant.

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Aug. 15).

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