Monthly Archives: March 2020

Tuesday March 31, 2020: Two persons arrested and charged with robbery with firearm following incident at Peterborough home

Calls for Service: (March 30 at 8 a.m. to March 31 at 8 a.m.) 91 Robbery with firearm Arrests: A 20-year-old Oshawa, Ontario man and an 18-year-old Peterborough woman have been arrested and charged with robbery using a firearm following a Monday night incident at a Peterborough home. On March 30, 2020 at approximately 10… Read more »

March 28 – 30, 2020 – Weekend Wrap-Up Media Release

Calls for Service: (March 27 at 8 a.m. to March 28 at 8 a.m.) 69 (March 28 at 8 a.m. to March 29 at 8 a.m.) 86 (March 29 at 8 a.m. to March 30 at 8 a.m.) 72 Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose Arrest: A 23-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including possession… Read more »

Friday March 27, 2020 – Know someone defying Quarantine Act? Call Public Health.

Today (March 27) the Peterborough Police Service, Peterborough County OPP and Peterborough Public Health issued the following media release. The Peterborough Police Service would like to clarify the following information for our media partners and the public: Our Police Service is responsible for enforcing the Province’s Emergency Measures and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA). Under the… Read more »

Friday March 27, 2020 – COVID-19 Compliance and Law Enforcement

(PETERBOROUGH, ON) – On March 17, 2020 the Government of Ontario declared a State of Emergency which has prompted some members of the public to contact the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Peterborough Police Service to request individuals and businesses/institutions be investigated for non-compliance under the Emergency Measures and… Read more »

Wednesday March 25, 2020 – Two Peterborough men facing charges following incident at Dalhousie Street residence

Aggravated Assault Arrests: Two Peterborough men are facing charges including aggravated assault and break and enter following a Tuesday night incident at a multi-unit residence on Dalhousie Street. On March 24, 2020 at approximately 10:30 p.m. police and EMS were dispatched to a multi-unit residence on Dalhousie Street in response to a disturbance. Information was… Read more »

Crime Prevention Tips for Local Businesses and Restaurants During Covid-19 Pandemic

The Peterborough Police Service and the Downtown Business Improvement Area (DBIA) are partnering to provide proactive crime prevention tips and information as local businesses in the City of Peterborough, Village of Lakefield and Township of Cavan Monaghan continue to close their doors as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 17, 2020 the Government… Read more »

Police see increase in noise complaints, remind residents that City Bylaws still apply

As our communities progress through the COVID-19 pandemic the Peterborough Police Service reminds citizens of its zero tolerance approach to noise issues. “We recognize that due to social distancing measures in place some people are now spending more time indoors and are having small gatherings. We have certainly seen an increase in noise complaints over… Read more »