Thursday November 8, 2018 – Peterborough man facing charges including assault causing bodily harm following ongoing investigation into a break-in at Peterborough home

Calls for Service:
(Nov. 7 at 8 a.m. to Nov. 8 at 8 a.m.) 64

Break and enter/Assault causing bodily harm Arrest:
A 21-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including assault causing bodily harm and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose following an ongoing investigation into a break-in at a Peterborough home.

On November 7, 2018 at approximately 8:40 p.m. it was reported that a group of men attended a Peterborough residence and brandishing baseball bats with nails protruding from them broke into the residence after being denied entry. Information received also indicated two of the men were in possession of knives.

During the incident a male victim was injured and a female victim, who attempted to follow the co-accused once they fled the residence, was also injured. The persons involved in this incident know each other.

Police and Peterborough Paramedics were contacted and attended the residence. Both victims were taken to a local hospital for assessment and treatment to their injuries.

At approximately 1:15 a.m. on November 8, 2018 officers located one of the accused at a Peterborough residence.

As a result of the investigation Jordan Donoghue, 21, of Ireland Drive, Peterborough, is charged with the following:

  • Assault causing bodily harm
  • Break and enter
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Disguise with intent

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court today (Nov. 8).

The investigation is ongoing.

Mischief Arrest:
A 17-year-old Peterborough teen has been arrested and charged following a mischief incident at a local grocery store.

On November 6, 2018 the accused attended a Brock Street grocery store four times between 8:20 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. and threw a large rock at the windows in the front vestibule causing the glass to break.

Through the investigation the accused was identified. At approximately 12:30 a.m. on November 7, 2018 officers located the accused on Brock Street where she was arrested and charged with mischief.

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on November 7, 2018.

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