Monthly Archives: October 2018

Wednesday October 31, 2018 – Halloween Safety Tips

The Peterborough Police Service wishes everyone a safe and happy Halloween! With Halloween coming up tomorrow night now is the perfect time to prepare your home and your child’s costume so that the night goes smoothly and safely. The Canada Safety Council states that children are frequently the target of Halloween safety messaging, but safety… Read more »

Three Peterborough residents defrauded out of thousands of dollars through CRA scam

A 24-year-old Peterborough woman, a 27-year-old Peterborough woman and a 57-year-old Peterborough man have all been defrauded out of thousands of dollars after falling victim to the Canada Revenue Agency scam. “These scammers are extremely aggressive and relentless. They are targeting everyone and anyone regardless of gender or age,” explains Detective Constable Keith Calderwood, Peterborough… Read more »

Peterborough Police urge residents to lock-it-or-lose-it after thefts from unlocked vehicles

The Peterborough Police Service reminds residents to lock-it-or-lose-it following several recent thefts from unlocked vehicles. Between the evening hours of October 28, 2018 and the early morning hours of October 30, 2018 we have received several online reports of vehicles in Peterborough and in Cavan Monaghan being entered and items stolen including lottery tickets, cash,… Read more »

Friday October 26, 2018 – Two Peterborough residents are facing a number of charges following a search warrant where controlled substances and cash were seized from a vehicle and a city home.

Calls for Service: (25Oct at 8 a.m. to 26Oct at 8 a.m.)  85 Possession For the Purpose of Trafficking a Controlled Substance: Two Peterborough residents are facing a number of charges following a search warrant where controlled substances and cash were seized from a vehicle and a city home. On October 25, 2018 at approximately… Read more »

Thursday October 25, 2018 – A 27-year-old male charged with assault and breaching a condition of an undertaking in an incident involving a Brinks Guard.

Calls for Service: (24Oct18 8:00 A.M.-25Oct18 8:00 A.M.) 110 Additional Charges: A 50-year-old Peterborough resident has additional charges laid in connection with a break-in at a residence on Charlotte Street. On October 18, 2018 at approximately 12:00 p.m., a residence on Charlotte Street was entered by an unknown male. A small quantity of marihuana and… Read more »

Peterborough Police Service Part of National Human Trafficking Outreach Through Operation Northern Spotlight

The Peterborough Police Service was one of 45 police services from across Ontario that participated in Operation Northern Spotlight, a coordinated, national effort to end human trafficking. Over a four-day period, 13 officers with the Peterborough Police Service, City of Kawartha Lakes Police, Cobourg Police Service and the Peterborough County OPP worked jointly in making… Read more »

Police looking to identify suspect following robbery at Sherbrooke Street convenience store

The Peterborough Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a robbery at a Sherbrooke Street convenience store. On October 2, 2018 at approximately 11:45 p.m. an unknown male entered a Sherbrooke Street convenience store, brandished a knife and demanded money from the employee at the till. The employee handed… Read more »

Wednesday October 24, 2018 – Peterborough resident arrested and charged following break-in at Bethune Street apartment

Calls for Service: (Oct. 23 at 8 a.m. to Oct. 24 at 8 a.m.) 71 Break and Enter Arrest: A 50-year-old Peterborough resident has been arrested and charged following a break-in at a multi unit residence on Bethune Street. On October 23, 2018 at approximately 8 p.m. an unknown male entered a Bethune Street apartment… Read more »