Media Release Tuesday September 15, 2020

Media Release Tuesday September 15, 2020:

Calls for Service:

Monday September 14, 2020 8 am to Tuesday September 15, 2020- 93

Police Pursuit/Drug Arrest:

On September 14, 2020 just before 10:30 pm police  attempted to stop a motor vehicle for a traffic violation. The vehicle failed to stop and a police pursuit was initiated.

During the pursuit the vehicle nearly collided with responding police cruisers. Passengers, in the vehicle were also observed throwing objects out of the vehicle. These objects were later located and found to be bags of fentanyl.

The vehicle was eventually stopped in the area of Wolfe and Park Place. There were a total of four occupants in the vehicle. A high risk arrest was initiated and four persons were arrested.

A search of the vehicle discovered a large machete located on the passenger rear floor, large amount of Canadian Currency, 25 grams of fentanyl and three smaller plastic bags containing 11 grams of cocaine.

The following persons were arrested:

Meridith McLean 43 years. Peterborough,ONT

  • Flight from Police Officer
  • Dangerous Operation
  • Possession Schedule I for Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession Schedule I for Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl
  • Drive without Proper Headlights – Motor Vehicle
  • Disobey Stop Sign – Fail to Stop x2
  • Fail to Stop When Signaled to do so by a Police Officer

Krista Cole 34 years, Peterborough,ONT

    • Possession Schedule I for Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
    • Possession Schedule I for Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl
    • Possession of Proceeds for Crime

Alvin Blegay, 20 years, Barrie, ONT

    • Possession Schedule I for Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
    • Possession Schedule I for Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl
    • Possession of Proceeds for Crime
    • Fail to Comply with Probation
    • Fail to Comply with Release Order

Daniel Hirdle , 24 years Hamilton,ONT

    • Possession Schedule I for Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
    • Possession Schedule I for Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl
    • Possession of Proceeds for Crime

All persons arrested were held in custody for court on September 15, 2020

Call for Service Chamberlain Street:

On September 15, 2020 at 6 am police responded to a call for service at a Chamberlain Street address. Police continue to investigate this call for service and remain on scene. Further details will be released once they become available.

Name: S/Sgt Dan MacLean

Phone: 705-876-1122 ext:269