Friday June 29, 2018 – Peterborough man facing multiple charges after police seize drugs including purple heroin during vehicle stop

Calls for Service: 

(June 28 at 8 a.m. to June 29 at 8 a.m.) 79

Drug Arrest:

A 33-year-old Peterborough man is facing multiple charges following a vehicle stop where police located and seized items including purple heroin (heroin laced with fentanyl), cocaine and a large quantity of cash.

As a result of an ongoing investigation on June 28, 2018 members of the Peterborough Police Service’s ICAD (Intelligence, Crime Analyst, Asset Forfeiture and Drug) Unit conducted a vehicle stop on Cameron Street. As a result of the investigation the accused, the driver of the vehicle, was arrested for possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine. During the search incident to arrest the accused was found to be in possession of a large quantity of Canadian currency.

During the search of the vehicle officers located and seized the following items:

3.3 grams of purple heroin (Heroin laced with fentanyl)

1.1 grams of heroin

7.6 grams of cocaine

2.5 grams of marijuana

Weigh scales, cutting agents and a cell phone

As a result of the investigation Dustin Prindiville, 33, of Charlotte Street, is charged with the following:

Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Fentanyl)

Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Cocaine)

Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Heroin)

Possession of a schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking (Marijuana under 3 kg)

Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000Fail to comply with a probation order X2

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (June 29).

Assault with a weapon Arrest: 

A 20-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including assault with a weapon and mischief under $5,000 following a Thursday evening incident.
The accused currently lives with the victim, his ex-girlfriend’s mother. On June 28, 2018 the accused was at the residence when he began damaging the interior of the home with a hammer.

When the victim approached the accused it was reported that the accused brandished the hammer toward the victim and threatened the victim. The accused then fled the residence. The incident was reported to police and officers attended.

Later that same evening the accused was found hiding in a wooded area by members of the K9 Unit and the Emergency Response Team.

As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with the following:

• Assault with a weapon

• Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm

• Breach of recognizance• Mischief under $5,000

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (June 29).

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

Found chickens:

The Peterborough Police Service is looking for the owner of two crates of live chickens that were found in the Millbrook and District Lions Club parking lot.
The chickens were found in the lot, located on County Road 10 at Larmer Line in Millbrook, on June 25, 2018. The chickens were relocated to a local farm that same day where they remain until the rightful owner comes forward.

If these are your chickens or if you have any information please call Constable William Trudeau at 705-876-1122.

Break and Enter: Terrace RoadThe Peterborough Police Service is investigating following a break-in at a Terrace Road home. 
Sometime between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on June 28, 2018 unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked Terrace Road home while the residents were away. Once inside the suspect(s) stole a quantity of cash.

Everyone has a role to play in crime prevention. We remind residents that when leaving your residence, even for a short period of time, double and triple check to ensure all windows and doors are locked and secured.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS