Thursday August 9, 2018 – Police investigating third break-in to office in Sadleir House

Calls for Service:
(August 8 at 8 a.m. to August 9 at 8 a.m.) 89

Ongoing Investigation:
The Peterborough Police Service is investigating a third break-in to an office in the Sadleir House building on George Street.

The break-in to the OPIRG Peterborough office (Ontario Public Interest Research Group) occurred sometime over the weekend of August 4, 2018. The incident was reported to police on Wednesday August 8, 2018. During the break-in unknown person(s) forced entry through a locked door and once inside stole approximately $100 from a cash box.

During the same time period two other offices were also broken into, the office of the Trent Queer Collective, where unknown persons stole cash from a cash box, and the office of the Community Race Relations Committee. Damage to these two offices caused during the break-in is estimated between $500 and $1,000. These incidents were reported to police on Tuesday August 7, 2018.

At this time the investigation is active and ongoing. We continue to investigate these three incidents and all aspects and avenues.

We encourage anyone with information on these incidents to come forward to police at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or Crime Stoppers online 

Original Media Release from Wednesday August 8, 2018:

Fraud over $5,000 Arrest:
A 22-year-old Pontypool, Ontario resident has been arrested and charged following a fraud investigation.

In August of 2018 the Peterborough Police Service received a fraud report that between February 23, 2018 and March 13, 2018 the accused completed several fraudulent loan transactions for herself in the amount of approximately $18,790 while employed at a local cash loan business.

As a result of the investigation on August 8, 2018 police contacted the accused advising her of the grounds for her arrest. The accused attended the police station that same day where she was placed under arrest.

Sierra Destiny Rhyno, 22, of Royal Estate Drive, Pontypool, was arrested and charged with fraud over $5,000.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 30, 2018.

Over 80mgs Arrest:
The Peterborough Police Service has arrested and charged a 48-year-old Peterborough resident following a Monday morning motor vehicle collision.

On August 6, 2018 at approximately 10:20 a.m. police received a call regarding a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Lansdowne Street and The Parkway.

Officers attended the scene and spoke with the involved drivers. While speaking with one of the drivers officers noted a strong odour of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s breath. A subsequent breath test revealed the driver had approximately three times the legal limit of alcohol in her system while operating a motor vehicle.

As a result of the investigation Angela Brotherstone, 48, of Lansdowne Street West, was arrested and charged with driving with more than 80mgs of alcohol in blood and also charged under section 141(5) of the Highway Traffic Act with left turn, across path of approaching vehicle.

The accused was served a 90 day licence suspension and a seven day vehicle impoundment.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 30, 2018.