Tuesday May 14, 2019 – Peterborough men facing additional charges following break-in at George Street North store

Calls for Service:

(May 13 at 8 a.m. to May 14 at 8 a.m.) 66

Additional Charges:

Two Peterborough men are facing additional charges following a break-in at a George Street North store.

Between 6 p.m. on May 7, 2019 and 10:45 a.m. on May 8, 2019 a break and enter took place at a George Street North shop where a large quantity of clothing, watches and shoes were stolen.

On May 10, 2019 police conducted a search warrant at a Hunter Street West residence where officers located and seized a large amount of stolen property including items stolen from the George Street North incident.

During the search warrant officers located two males inside the residence who, as a result of the investigation, were initially arrested and charged with possession of stolen property (See original media release below).

Through further investigation the males are now facing additional charges in relation to this incident.

Trevor Roderick Kotzma, 23, of Brock Street, Peterborough, is additionally charged with break and enter.

Jacob Ralph Moore, 22, of Hunter Street East, Peterborough, is additionally charged with break and enter.

The accused were held in custody and the additional charges were read in court on May 13, 2019.

Original Media Release: Possession of stolen property Arrest:

Two Peterborough men have been arrested and charged with possession of stolen property following a break-in at a George Street North store.

Between 6 p.m. on May 7, 2019 and 10:45 a.m. on May 8, 2019 a break and enter took place at a George Street North shop where a large quantity of clothing, watches and shoes were stolen.

On May 10, 2019 police conducted a search warrant at a Hunter Street West residence where officers located and seized a large amount of stolen property including items stolen from the George Street North incident.

During the search warrant officers located two males inside the residence who, as a result of the investigation, were arrested and charged.

Trevor Roderick Kotzma, 23, of Brock Street, Peterborough, is charged with the following:

  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Fail to comply with a probation order

Jacob Ralph Moore, 22, of Hunter Street East, Peterborough, is charged with the following:

  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Fail to comply with a probation order
  • Breach of recognizance

The co-accused were held in custody and appeared in court on May 11, 2019.