Wednesday October 10, 2018 – Peterborough man facing charges including assault with a weapon and possession of stolen property following Tuesday night incident in area of Brock Street

Calls for Service:
(Oct. 9 at 8 a.m. to Oct. 10 at 8 a.m.) 72

Assault with a weapon Arrest:
A 54-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including assault with a weapon and possession of stolen property following a Tuesday night incident in the area of Brock Street.

On October 9, 2018 at approximately 7:20 p.m. police received a call regarding a man outside a Brock Street community centre swinging a hatchet and shouting at passerby. Officers attended and located the male who provided police with a false identity. The male was placed under arrest and the hatchet was seized by police.

Further information was also received that while outside the centre earlier that same night the male had chased a female while brandishing the hatchet and had struck the female with his hand. The two parties know each other.

While in custody at the police station officers found the male to be in possession of stolen property.

As a result of the investigation Alexander Dykes, 54, of no fixed address, Peterborough, is charged with the following:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Obstruct peace officer
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Fail to comply with a probation order
  • Fail to comply with a recognizance

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Oct. 10).

Arson Arrest:
A 33-year-old Ennismore man has been charged with arson following a car fire earlier in October.

On October 2, 2018 a person saw an unoccupied vehicle parked in front of a Donegal Street residence that was on fire. Police were called and attended. Through the investigation the male suspect was identified and a warrant was issued for his arrest . The accused and the owner of the vehicle know each other.

As a result of an unrelated traffic stop on Lakefield Road on October 5, 2018 officers located the accused and he was arrested on the warrant.

Raymond David Gould, 33, of Deerfield Crescent, Ennsimore, is charged with arson (damage to property) and fail to comply with a probation order.

The accused was held in custody and appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on October 6, 2018.

 

Mischief Arrest:
A 17-year-old Peterborough teen has been charged with mischief after a significant amount of garbage was thrown onto a downtown street twice the same night.

On October 8, 2018 at approximately 11:40 p.m. an officer on patrol in the area of Brock and George Streets noticed a significant amount of garbage and a recycling bin in the middle of the roadway. Board of Works attended and cleaned up the garbage. Shortly after police re-attended and found various amounts of garbage blocking the westbound lane of Brock Street and also located the female suspect standing next to the pile of garbage.

As a result of the investigation the 17-year-old female was arrested and charged with mischief (interfering with the lawful enjoyment of a roadway).

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on October 28, 2018.

Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act the name of a young person cannot be released.