Friday September 22, 2017 – Drug arrests made after cocaine and cash seized at local hotel

Calls for Service:
(Sept. 21 at 8 a.m. to Sept. 22 at 8 a.m.) 84

Drug Arrests:
A Scarborough man and a Peterborough woman are facing drug charges after cocaine and cash were seized at a local hotel Thursday afternoon.

On September 21, 2017 the Peterborough Police Service received a call from a local hotel about unwanted parties believed to be involved in criminal activity. Members of uniform and the ICAD (Intelligence, Crime Analyst, Asset Forfeiture and Drugs) Unit attended the hotel to investigate the matter.

Information received and evidence located at the scene led to the arrest of three parties for drug offences. Members of the ICAD Unit executed search warrants on two separate hotel rooms.

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

Jahmaal Frederick, 29, of Scarborough, is charged with the following:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Proceeds of crime over $5,000

Frederick was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Sept. 22).

Shannon Mingo, 41, of Peterborough, is charged with the following:

  • Possession of a controlled substance – Cocaine
  • Breach of probation

Mingo was released on a promise to appear with a court date of October 12, 2017.

A third male was later released unconditionally.

The following items were seized during the investigation:

  • A quantity of cocaine
  • $5,100 Canadian Currency

The investigation continues.

Possession of Stolen Property Arrest:
A 30-year-old Peterborough man has been charged after tools were stolen from a downtown building.

Between September 14, 2017 and September 18, 2017 an unknown suspect entered a vacant George Street North building that is currently being renovated and stole tools, including a compressor. Through the investigation it was revealed that the suspect then attended a local swap shop with the stolen compressor and pawned the item.

Through the investigation the male suspect was identified. On September 21, 2017 at approximately 4:10 a.m. officers located the male in the area of Simcoe Street.

As a result of the investigation Robert Frank Huffman, 30, of no fixed address, Peterborough, was arrested and charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on October 12, 2017.