Monthly Archives: June 2020

Peterborough Man Arrested for Operation while Over 80mg

Calls for Service: (June 29 at 8:00 a.m. to June 30 at 8:00 a.m.) 78 Operation While Over 80mg Arrest: A 56-year-old Peterborough resident has been arrested and charged following a traffic stop. On June 29th, 2020 at approximately 8:30 p.m. an officer conducted a traffic stop on a power assisted bicycle in the area… Read more »

Thursday June 25, 2020 – ‘Phone Spoofing’ still circulating in our area

The Peterborough Police Service is warning residents that ‘phone spoofing’ is still occurring regularly in our community. ‘Phone spoofing’ is a scam where fraudsters use software that disguises their real identity by displaying a fake and often local telephone number on the caller ID. Scammers are using legitimate phone numbers from organizations including the Canada… Read more »

Wednesday June 24, 2020 – Peterborough man facing several charges including three counts of luring a person under 16 years of age by means of telecommunication

Luring Arrest: A 55-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged with three counts of luring a child under 16 years of age by means of telecommunications and making sexually explicit material available to a child under 16 years old. As a result of an ongoing online investigation, on June 24, 2020 David John Pashie,… Read more »

Upcoming Community Engagement Opportunities

We are aware of the comments and feedback being posted on our social media sites regarding our Invitation for Community Conversations. We are listening and we are finalizing various community engagement opportunities that will be announced in the near future. We are looking at the questions posted online and will be responding periodically with a… Read more »

Tuesday June 23, 2020 – Fraserville, Ontario man facing charges including sexual assault on a person under 16 years of age

A 32-year-old Fraserville, Ontario man has been arrested and charged with sexual assault on a person under 16 years of age, sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching following an investigation. In June 2020, police received information regarding historical sexual assaults that had occurred when the victim was under 16 years of age. As a… Read more »

Tuesday June 23, 2020 – Police on scene following fatal motor vehicle collision

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision The Peterborough Police Service Traffic Unit remains on scene following a fatal motor vehicle collision. At approximately 12:30 a.m. on June 23, 2020 police and emergency services responded to a single motor vehicle collision in the area of Park Street North between Wolfe and Townsend Streets. The driver of the vehicle,… Read more »

Invitation for Community Conversations

UPDATE: June 23, 2020 We are aware of the comments and feedback being posted on our social media sites. We are listening and we are finalizing various community engagement opportunities that will be announced in the near future. We are looking at the questions posted online and will be responding periodically with a Q and… Read more »

FRAUD ALERT! Prize scam circulating in Peterborough

The Peterborough Police Service is warning the community to remain vigilant when receiving suspicious texts or emails after a local resident lost $11,000 in a prize scam. In early May 2020 the victim received a Facebook message stating she had won $25,000 and to text a number to confirm if her name was on the… Read more »