Tuesday February 11, 2020 – Peterborough man arrested and charged after attempting to steal City bus

Calls for Service

(Feb. 10 at 8 a.m. to Feb. 11 at 8 a.m.) 72

Assault peace officer/theft of motor vehicle Arrest:

A 29-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged after attempting to steal a City bus from the Simcoe Street terminal.

On February 11, 2020 at approximately 2:20 a.m. police responded to the Simcoe Street bus terminal for a report of a male sitting in the driver’s seat of the bus threatening transit employees and attempting to steal the bus. The bus was running and had keys in the ignition at the time.

While attempting to remove the male from the bus the male grabbed a fire extinguisher and squeezed it, causing it to release, and also assaulted a police officer. Officers were able to apprehended the male and place him under arrest.

As a result of the investigation Cody Craig Patterson, 29, of Murray Street, Peterborough, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Assault peace officer
  • Theft of a motor vehicle
  • Mischief under $5,000
  • Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
  • Fail to comply with a probation order

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Feb. 11).

Assault peace officer/Assault with a weapon Arrest:

An 18-year-old Peterborough resident is facing several charges including assault peace officer and assault with a weapon following a Monday morning incident.

On February 10, 2020 at approximately 11 a.m. officers were at a Peterborough address where the accused was refusing to leave. While officers were speaking with the accused the accused brandished a knife and attempted to strike a staff member. During the incident the accused struck an officer in the face and spat on the officer. The officer was able to apprehend and arrest the accused. During the investigation it was revealed that the accused was in possession of a stolen electric wheelchair.

As a result of the investigation, Sabrina-Blue Wilson, 18, of McDonnel Street, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Assault peace officer
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Resist peace officer
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,00

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on February 10, 2020.