Dec. 30, 2017 – Jan. 2, 2018 – K9 Wolfe leads officers to suspect following break-in at Pine Street home

Calls for Service:
(Dec. 29 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 30 at 8 a.m.) 60
(Dec. 30 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 31 at 8 a.m.) 47
(Dec. 31 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 1 at 8 a.m.) 85
(Jan.1 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 2 at 8 a.m.) 39

Break and Enter/Mischief Arrest:
A 33-year-old Peterborough man is facing several charges following a break-in at a Pine Street home.

On December 29, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m. a witness heard a door slam at a neighbouring Pine Street residence. Knowing that the homeowners were out of town the witness went to investigate and saw a broken window at the home. Police were called and attended the residence.

A K9 track was conducted and a short time later Police Service Dog Wolfe led officers to a residence on Park Street South where the male suspect was located inside. Police also located stolen property inside the residence from the break and enter.

As a result of the investigation Jeffrey Michael Nobes, 33, of no fixed address, Peterborough, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Break and enter
  • Mischief under $5,000 X2
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000

Further investigation revealed that during the evening of December 29, 2017 a vehicle parked in a lot on Park Street North had a window smashed and property stolen. The accused was found to be in possession of some of the stolen items from this incident.

Also during the evening hours of December 29, 2017 police were contacted regarding a vehicle parked in another Park Street North lot that had a window smashed. No property was reported as stolen.

The accused was further charged with the following:

  • Mischief under $5,000 X2
  • Possession of property stolen by crime under $5,000

The accused appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on December 30, 2017, was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear again in court via video appearance on January 5, 2018.

Impaired Arrest:
A 55-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including impaired driving and dangerous driving following an incident in the area of George Street North.

On December 29, 2017 at approximately 8:35 p.m. police received calls regarding a possible impaired driver in the area of Towerhill Road. Officers located the vehicle a short time later driving the wrong way and in reverse down George Street North, a two-lane road for southbound traffic only. The vehicle then came to a stop in the middle of the intersection at George and Hilliard Streets.

While speaking with the male driver of the vehicle officers noted an odour of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s breath. During a subsequent breath test the driver was found to have more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system. It was also revealed through the investigation that the driver had been following a witness and driving in an aggressive manner and at a high rate of speed while flashing his high beams at the witness.

As a result of the investigation Rodney Curtis, 55, of Towerhill Road, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Operating a motor vehicle with more than 80mg blood alcohol content
  • Impaired driving
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on January 18, 2018.

Weapons/Mischief Arrest:
A Peterborough teen is facing weapon and mischief charges following a family dispute.

During the evening of December 31, 2017 the accused, a 17-year-old male, became involved in a dispute with his mother and his mother’s boyfriend while at a Peterborough residence. During the dispute it was reported that the accused destroyed property inside the residence and brandished a kitchen knife.

Police were contacted and attended the residence where, as a result of the investigation, the accused was arrested and charged with possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose and mischief under $5,000.

The accused appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on January 1, 2018, was released from custody and is scheduled to appear again in court on January 15, 2018.

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

Public Assistance:
The Peterborough Police Service is asking for public assistance following a motor vehicle collision.

On December 29, 2017 at approximately 1:30 p.m. a red SUV struck the side of a building at 947 Lansdowne Street West (A&W restaurant). No injuries were reported as a result and damaged is estimated at approximately $18,500. Anyone with information is asked to call PC Brunsch in the Traffic Unit at 705-876-1122.