March 21, 2020 – March 23, 2020 – Peterborough man facing charges following incident at Simcoe Street bus terminal

Calls for Service:

(March 20 at 8 a.m. to March 21 at 8 a.m.) 83

(March 21 at 8 a.m. to March 22 at 8 a.m.) 74

(March 23 at 8 a.m. to March 24 at 8 a.m.) 62

Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose Arrest:

A 37-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose following a weekend incident at the Simcoe Street bus terminal.

Shortly after 8 p.m. on March 21, 2020 police were dispatched to the Simcoe Street bus terminal after receiving a report that an unknown male had brandished a box knife at a bus driver and threatened the driver. Police were provided a description of the suspect. When officers arrived they located the suspect still in the area.

As a result of the investigation Allen James Hikoaluk, 37, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on March 22, 2020.

Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose Arrest:

A 46-year-old Peterborough woman and a 34-year-old Keene, Ontario man are facing charges following a traffic stop.

Shortly after 3 a.m. on March 20, 2020 an officer on patrol in the area of Charlotte and Bethune Streets observed a vehicle travelling with its high beams on. The officer attempted to notify the driver that their high beams were on but the driver ignored police and continued driving. The officer again attempted to communicate with the driver but the driver continued, turning onto Stewart Street. The officer conducted a traffic stop in the area of Stewart and Charlotte Streets. When speaking with the female driver it was noted that both the driver and male passenger were not wearing seatbelts. The female driver failed to surrender her insurance or vehicle registration. Through the investigation it was revealed the female driver was a suspended driver and was also wanted on a warrant for failing to attend court.

As a result of the investigation Diane Margaret Hanrahan, 46, of Downie Street, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Fail to attend court
  • Driving while under suspension (Highway Traffic Act)
  • Fail to properly wear seatbelt (Highway Traffic Act)
  • Fail to use lower beam to oncoming traffic (Highway Traffic Act)
  • Fail to surrender permit for motor vehicle (Highway Traffic Act)
  • Fail to surrender insurance card (Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act)

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on May 27, 2020.

While speaking with the male passenger, the passenger provided police with a false name. It was also revealed that he was wanted on a warrant for another police service for theft under $5,000. When the passenger exited a vehicle police discovered a brass knuckle device in his possession.

As a result of the investigation Michael Paul Rossi, 34, of Serpent Mounds Road, Keene, Ontario, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Obstruct police officer

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on May 28, 2020.

Assault Arrest:

A 46-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged following an assault outside an Aylmer Street residence.

On March 22, 2020 at approximately 10 a.m. the accused and male victim, who know each other, became involved in a verbal altercation outside an Aylmer Street residence. It was reported that during the argument the accused struck the victim in the face and uttered threats. The incident was reported to police and officers investigated.

As a result of the investigation Christopher Karl Wease, 46, of Aylmer Street North, was arrested and charged with assault and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on June 4, 2020.

Theft from Vehicles:
The Peterborough Police Service is reminding the community to lock-it-or-lose-it following thefts from unlocked vehicles.

On March 20, 2020 at approximately 11:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of Downie Street and Chesterfield Avenue after receiving a report that an unknown male had just entered the complainant’s unlocked vehicle and taken items including medication and sunglasses.

Sometime between 4 p.m. on March 18, 2020 and 8:30 a.m. on March 19, 2020 unknown persons entered an unlocked vehicle parked at a Brock Street residence stealing a laptop.

Between 8:30 a.m. on March 15, 2020 and 6:30 a.m. on March 16, 2020 thieves broke into an unlocked vehicle parked at a Scollard Crescent residence stealing a tablet, several cheques and a GPS.

We also remind residents to be aware of suspicious persons in their neighbourhood and to report any suspicious persons to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.stopcrimehere.ca