Wednesday August 8, 2018 – Ongoing investigation after break-in to offices in Sadleir House

Calls for Service:
(August 7 at 8 a.m. to August 8 at 8 a.m.) 79

Break and Enter:
The Peterborough Police Service is investigating following a break-in to two offices located in the Sadleir House building on George Street North.

The break-ins took place sometime between the afternoon of Saturday August 4, 2018 and noon on Monday August 6, 2018. The incidents were reported to police on Tuesday August 7, 2018.

Once inside the building, which houses various community group offices and student space, unknown person(s) broke into the office belonging to the Trent Queer Collective stealing approximately $100 in cash and then broke into the office belonging to the Community Race Relations Committee. Damage to the two offices caused during the break-in is estimated between $500 and $1,000.

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

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

Assault Arrest:
A 41-year-old Peterborough resident has been charged with assault following a Tuesday night incident.

At approximately 8 p.m. on August 7, 2018 the accused and the victim, who know each other, became involved in an argument which escalated into a physical altercation outside a Rubidge Street apartment. During the argument it was reported that the accused assaulted the victim.

A witness in the area at the time called 9-1-1 and officers were dispatched to the scene.

As a result of the investigation Tanya Milburn-Shaw, 41, of Park Street North, was arrested and charged with assault.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 3, 2018.

Vehicle Break-In:
Sometime between 3:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on August 5, 2018 unknown person(s) broke into a vehicle parked at a residence on Garbutt Terrace. Once inside thieves stole cash, a designer purse, a backpack and a laptop power cord. A number of other vehicles in that same area were also entered around that time frame.

We remind residents to double-triple check to ensure their car doors and windows are locked and secured and to report any suspicious persons in their neighbourhood to police.

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