Monthly Archives: March 2018

Fraud Alert: Rental scam circulating in Peterborough

The Peterborough Police Service is urging residents and students to use caution when going online to rent a home. In late March 2018 a post-secondary student in Peterborough paid a deposit for a rental after seeing an online advertisement. The only conversation the student had with the owner was through text and email. Through the… Read more »

Thursday March 29, 2018 – Peterborough woman charged after cocaine and cash seized during search warrant at Bolivar Street home

Calls for Service: (March 28 at 8 a.m. to March 29 at 8 a.m.) 76 Drug Arrest: A 59-year-old Peterborough woman is facing drug charges following a search warrant at a Bolivar Street home where police located items including cocaine and a large quantity of cash. On March 28, 2018 members of the Drug Unit… Read more »

Wednesday March 28, 2018 – Traffic Services Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in two ongoing traffic investigations

Calls for Service: (March 27 at 8 a.m. to March 28 at 7:30 a.m.) 54 Ongoing Traffic Investigations: The Traffic Services Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in the following ongoing traffic investigations: Shortly after 1 p.m. on March 26, 2018 the complainant was southbound on George Street stopped just north of Parkhill Road… Read more »

Annual Easter Weekend Tolls for Special Olympics

Uniformed officers along with civilian members of the Peterborough Police Service, Police volunteers, and Police foundation students will be at the exits at many retail locations in Peterborough this weekend for the 22nd Annual Easter Tolls for Special Olympics. During the tolls donations will be collected to support Special Olympics Ontario and in particular the… Read more »

March Targeted Traffic Enforcement and Education Update

During the month of March the Traffic Services Unit is focusing on traffic light offences. This targeted enforcement is in addition to regular traffic enforcement and education the Unit provides on a daily basis. So far this month the Traffic Unit has laid 135 charges in relations to traffic light offences. But Traffic Services Unit… Read more »

Peterborough Police Participating in Gun Amnesty Program

The Peterborough Police Service is participating in this year’s Gun Amnesty program. Our Service is one of many police services across the Province, including the OPP, participating in the Gun Amnesty program during the month of April. The Gun Amnesty is for any Ontario resident who wants to voluntarily surrender unwanted or illegally-owned firearms, weapons,… Read more »