Dec. 9 – 11, 2017 – Weekend wrap-up Media Release

Calls for Service:
(Dec. 8 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 9 at 8 a.m.) 77
(Dec. 9 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 10 at 8 a.m.) 66
(Dec. 10 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 11 at 8 a.m.) 57

Drive over 80mgs Arrest:
On December 3, 2017 the Peterborough Police were conducting a RIDE program downtown, at approximately 2 a.m. officers noticed a vehicle leaving a local parking garage driving erratically. The vehicle entered the RIDE program and the driver was spoken too. During the conversation an odour of an alcoholic beverage was detected on the driver’s breath.

As a result of the investigation Tracy Lynn Griffin, 36, of Young’s Point was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle with More than 80mgs of Alcohol in Blood. Griffin was released from custody and will appear in court on January 4, 2018.

Assault Arrest:
On December 9, 2017 the Peterborough Police responded to a downtown address regarding an assault complaint. The investigation revealed that a male and female, who are in a domestic relationship, had been consuming alcohol with friends. Just prior to Police being called an argument ensued between the male and female over the amount of alcohol left in the residence, the argument got heated and it is alleged that the female assaulted the male causing minor injuries. The male was treated and released by EMS.

Charged with Assault is a 41-year-old female from Peterborough, she was held for Weekend and Statutory Holiday (WASH) court on December 10, 2017.

The name of the accused will not be released to protect the identity of the victim.

Drive over 80mgs Arrest:
On December 9, 2017 the Peterborough Police were conducting a RIDE program on Lansdowne St. East. At approximately 11:45 p.m. a motor vehicle entered the RIDE program and officers spoke with the driver. During the conversation an odour of alcohol could be detected from the driver.

As a result of the investigation, Brian Anderson, 51, of Peterborough is charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle with Over 80mgs of Alcohol in Blood. Anderson will appear in court on January 11, 2018.

Weapons Offence:
On December 7, 2017 the accused attended a South end residence to demand monies owed to him. The accused, who was in possession of an operating chainsaw threatened several people regarding the amount owed.

As a result of the investigation Daryl Harper, 36, of Peterborough was arrested and charged with Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Utter Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm and Fail to Comply with Probation. Harper was released from custody and will appear in court on December 28, 2017.

The chainsaw was not used to assault anyone and no one was injured.

Possession of Stolen Property:
On December 9, 2017 three youths attended a North end store where two of them entered and selected several items. The youths then exited the store without paying for the items however the youths were stopped outside by a citizen who witnessed the crime. Peterborough Police were in the area and were flagged down by the citizen. Investigation revealed that two of the youths were on court ordered conditions to remain away from each other. While Police were dealing with the 3 youths, one of them escaped and fled on foot but was captured a short distance away. The youth then offered money to the officer to release them so they would not go to jail.

Charged with Failing to comply with a Sentence under the Youth Criminal Justice Act is a 16 year old male from Peterborough. The accused was released from custody and will appear in court on the 8th January 2018.

Charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 is a 17 year old male from Peterborough. The accused was released from custody and will appear in court on January 8, 2018.

Charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000, Theft Under $5,000, Escape Lawful Custody, Fail to Comply with Sentence and Bribery of Officers is a 16 year old youth from Peterborough. The accused was held for Weekend and Statutory Holiday(WASH) court on December 10, 2017.

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