Tuesday January 15, 2019 – Cobourg, Ontario resident charged following traffic stop

Calls for Service:

(Jan. 14 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 15 at 8 a.m.) 70

Over 80mgs arrest:

A 21-year-old Cobourg, Ontario resident has been arrested and charged following a traffic stop earlier in January in the Township of Otonabee South Monaghan.

At approximately 8:50 a.m. on January 5, 2019 an officer on patrol in the area of County Road 2 and County Road 28 observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. A vehicle stop was conducted and while speaking with the driver of the vehicle the officer noted an odour of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s breath.

A subsequent breath test revealed the driver had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in her system while operating a motor vehicle.

As a result of the investigation Amelia Erin Albert, 21, of King Street, Cobourg, was arrested and charged with having a blood alcohol concentration above 80mgs.

The accused was further charged under section 128 of the Highway Traffic Act (speeding) and under section 44.1(5) of the Highway Traffic Act with young driver- blood alcohol concentration above zero.

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

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on January 22, 2019.

Homeguard Inspection Program:

The Peterborough Police Service continues to offer a free crime prevention program aimed at keeping your home and property safe.

The Homeguard Inspection Program, a program run through our Auxiliary Unit, allows members of the community to take an active role in making their home less susceptible to criminal activity.During the free inspection an Auxiliary Officer will come to your home and conduct a home security audit. The officer will inspect windows, doors, and the exterior of the home.

A written report is then provided to the homeowner detailing how they can improve the security of their home.Officers often recommend Homeguard Inspections to victims of break and enter, or domestic violence, but anyone can request an inspection. Homeguard is meant to help residents improve home security and prevent break-ins and thefts at their home.

In order to request a Homeguard Inspection you must be a resident in the area served by the Peterborough Police Service: City of Peterborough, Village of Lakefield, Township of Cavan Monaghan.

To book a free Homeguard Inspection please visit Homeguard Inspection or call our Victim Services Unit at 705-876-1122 ext. 268.