Monday September 28, 2020 – Media Release

Calls for Service:

(September 25th 8 a.m. to September 26th 8 a.m) 108
(September 26th 8 a.m. to September 27th 8 a.m) 114
(September 27th 8 a.m. to September 28th 8 a.m) 95

Impaired Driving Arrest:

A 30-year old Peterborough man is facing impaired driving charges following a weekend incident.

On the morning of September 26, 2020 the Peterborough Police Service received a call to a Park Street address in regard to a male who was passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle.

Officers arrived on scene and located the male behind the steering wheel of the vehicle that was running at the time. Further, it was determined that the male was impaired by drugs and various drugs were located in the vehicle.

As a result of the investigation, Jordan Huber of Aylmer Street in Peterborough was charged with: Impaired Operation, Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance – Cocaine, Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance – Fentanyl and Possession of a Schedule 1 substance – Methamphetamine.

The accused was released on an Undertaking and will appear in court on October 21, 2020.


Weapons and Uttering Threats Arrest:

A 34-year old male is facing several charges after a Sunday morning incident.

During the early morning hours of September 27, 2020 the Peterborough Police Service responded to a George Street address in relation to a robbery in progress.

When officers arrived on scene a male was observed carrying a large stick. After officers requested the male drop the stick, he proceeded to remove a knife from his person and throw it on the ground.

Police learned that before arriving, the male had attempted to obtain a ride and when denied pulled out a knife and threatened the driver.

As a result of the investigation, Timothy Rector was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Failure to comply with a Release Order, Uttering Threats and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.

Rector was held in custody for W.A.S.H (Weekend and Statutory Holiday) Court on September 27, 2020 and subsequently released.

Trespassing at Night and Stolen Property Investigation:

A 32-year old Peterborough man is facing several charges after going through vehicles over the weekend.

On the evening of September 27, 2020 the Peterborough Police Service was dispatched to the area of George Street and Princess Street in the City of Peterborough relating to a male who appeared to be going through vehicles.

When police arrived they located a male at the rear of an address. The male was found to be in possession of stolen property, drugs and tools utilized to access locked vehicles.

As a result of the investigation, Daniel Laundry of Chamberlain Street was arrested and charged with Trespassing at Night, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime x3, Possession of Break in Instruments, Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance and Fail to Comply with a Probation Order.

Laundry was released from custody and will appear in Court on October 14, 2020.

 

Media Release for Friday September 25, 2020

Calls for Service:

(Sept. 24 at 8 a.m. to Sept. 25 at 8 a.m.)  110

Firearms Arrest:

Two Peterborough residents are facing gun and drug charges after a police investigation on Thursday afternoon.

On Thursday September, 2020 investigators with the Peterborough Police Service Intelligence, Crime Analyst, Asset Forfeiture and Drug (ICAD) Unit with the assistance of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a search warrant at a residence on Paterson Street.

Investigators located and seized a quantity of suspected cocaine, along with drug paraphernalia, cellular devices, a loaded M14 rifle, a modified long gun (Sawed off Shotgun) and over 1600 rounds of ammunition.

As a result of the investigation, Richard Cobourn, 33, of Paterson Street, and Hilary Fleetwood, 34 of Armour Road, have been charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Careless storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited device or ammunition

Both Cobourn and Fleetwood were held in custody and will appear in court today, September 25th, 2020.

 

DC Calderwood

Media Release for Thursday September 24, 2020

Calls for Service:

(Sept. 23 at 8 a.m. to Sept 24 at 8 a.m.)  94

Porch Pirate Arrested:

A 34-year-old female porch pirate has been arrested following a theft from the front porch of a Rubidge Street home.

Sometime between 1:30 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. on September 3, 2020 the victim had a package delivered to their Rubidge Street address.  At some point between the above times, the accused attended the front porch and stole the package.

After an investigation, police arrested Ashley Payne, 34, on September 23, 2020.  The accused was charged with theft under $5,000 and breaching her probation order for failing to keep the peace and being of good behavior.

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear in court on October 8, 2020.

 

Counterfeit Money:

In the early morning hours of September 23, 2020 a local Tim Horton’s employee was serving a customer in the drive thru when they detected a $100 bank note to be counterfeit.  When the employee confronted the customer about the validity of the note, the suspect fled from the drive thru.

Police were notified and are investigating the incident.

Peterborough Police commend this employee for their attention to detail and knowledge of handling bank notes.

For more training and information on how to detect counterfeit money please visit Counterfeit Prevention on the Bank of Canada website https://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/counterfeit-prevention/

 

DC Calderwood

Missing 13 year olds twins Media Release 23Sep20

The Peterborough Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two missing 13 year old twins.  Both twins were last seen at their residence in the North end of Peterborough.

Phoenix WHISKEYJACK.  5″8″, 140 lbs., Dark Brown hair over ears, Brown eyes, unknown clothing, glasses. (FIRST PHOTO)

Felix WHISKEYJACK.  5’5″, 100 lbs, Dark Brown hair over ears, Brown eyes, black clothing, glasses. (SECOND PHOTO)

The twins were last seen at 10:00 am today, Wednesday September 23, 2020.  Destination for the twins is unknown.

Photo’s are attached for assistance.

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

Media Release for Wednesday September 23, 2020

Calls for Service:

(Sept. 22 at 8 a.m. to Sept. 23 at 8 a.m.) 82

Police asking for Public’s Assistance:

Peterborough Police are asking parents and guardians to take a moment have an important conversation with their children after an incident on Tuesday night at the recent fire scene.

On September 22, 2020 at approximately 9:30 p.m. police were called by security to attend the fire scene at 369 Hunter Street West as there was a report that a 13 year old gained entry to the burnt building.

Upon arrival police located an insecure door however there was no one located inside.  The door has since been secured.

Police strongly urge the public to remain away from the fragile structure as it is extremely unsafe.  When Police officers and Fire fighters have to re-enter the unsafe structure to look for curious individuals, it puts them at a very high risk for injury.

 

Reporting Crimes to Police:

The Peterborough Police Service encourages the public to always report crimes and suspicious activity.

Emergency Crime reports are to be made by calling 911. Questions to ask before calling 911;

  • Is this an emergency?
  • Is the incident in progress?
  • Is there an immediate danger posed to yourself or someone else?

A Non-Emergency Crime can be reported by calling (705) 876-1122

Criteria

  • There are known suspects
  • The value of the theft, loss or damage is MORE than $5,000.00 (Canadian).
  • The theft or loss involves a firearm, passport or prescription drugs.
  • This is a motor vehicle accident.
  • This is related to a break-in to your home or business.
  • This is related to any form of personal violence including Domestic Violence and/or personal relationship.
  • This is a theft or attempted theft of a vehicle.
  • This is related to any kind of vandalism or graffiti that could be described as hate motivated.

 

 

Non-Emergency Crimes can also be reported at your convenience online at www.peterboroughpolice.com

Criteria

  • There are NO known suspects.
  • The value of the theft, loss or damage is LESS than $5,000.00 (Canadian).
  • The theft or loss does NOT involve a firearm, passport or prescription drugs.
  • This is NOT a motor vehicle accident.
  • This is NOT related to a break-in to your home or business.
  • This is NOT related to any form of personal violence including Domestic Violence and/or personal relationship.
  • This is NOT a theft or attempted theft of a vehicle.
  • This is NOT related to any kind of vandalism or graffiti that could be described as hate

For more information please visit our website at www.peterboroughpolice.com

 

DC Calderwood

Media Release for Tuesday September 22, 2020

Calls for Service:

(Sept. 21 at 8 a.m. to Sept 22 at 8 a.m.) 72

Theft under $5,000 Arrest:

A 22-year-old female (porch pirate) has been arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 following an investigation.

Sometime between 10:50 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on September 3, 2020 the accused attended the front porch of a Bethune Street residence and looked through boxes of fresh food and frozen food that had just been delivered.  The accused then stole items from the box.

The police were notified and through an investigation, Alice Bergeron, 22, of Peterborough was arrested on September 21, 2020 and charged with theft under $5,000.

Bergeron was released and is scheduled to appear in court on October 13, 2020.

 

DC Calderwood

Media Release for Monday September 21, 2020

Calls for Service:

(Sept. 18 at 8 a.m. to Sept. 19 at 8 a.m.)  110

(Sept. 19 at 8 a.m. to Sept. 20 at 8 a.m.)  100

(Sept. 20 at 8 a.m. to Sept. 21 at 8 a.m.)  67

 

Robbery Arrest:

A 31-year-old Oshawa man has been arrested and charged with robbery and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose following an investigation.

On September 18, 2020 at approximately 6:30 p.m. two people were walking in a plaza parking lot near the Parkway and Lansdowne Street when they were approached by the accused.  The accused asked the victims if they had any money they could spare.  When they told the accused they had no money, the male brandished a knife.

The victims were able to safely flee and entered a nearby store to call police.  The accused ran from the area.  When police arrived they found the accused matching the description in the area.

As a result of the investigation, Peter Zimny, 31, of Oshawa was arrested and charged with robbery and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

He was held in custody and appeared in court on September 19, 2020.

 

Stolen Vehicle:

Sometime between 3:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on September 20, 2020 a vehicle was stolen from a Chemong Road driveway.

The vehicle is described as 2003 Toyota Corolla brown (beige) in colour.

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

 

Robbery Arrest:

A 47-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged with robbery and failing to comply with a probation order following an investigation.

The accused is currently bound by a probation order with numerous conditions including keep the peace and be of good behavior.

On September 20, 2020 at approximately 9:30 p.m. the accused attended a business near the intersection of Lansdowne Street and the Parkway and threatened the employee while demanding money.

The accused left with on foot with no money.  Police were notified and attended the area where they located the male.

As a result of the investigation, Larry Eskins, 47 of Peterborough, was arrested and charged robbery and failing to comply with a probation order.

He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on October 13, 2020.

DC Calderwood

Media Release Sunday September 20, 2020

Media Release Sunday September 20, 2020

Fire Investigation Park/Hunter Street:

On September 20, 2020 at 3:24 am Peterborough Fire Services and Peterborough Police responded to a structure fire at an apartment complex located at 369 Hunter Street West.

This apartment complex consists of three addresses: 369 Hunter Street West, 384 Park Street North and 386 Park Street North.

Upon arrival the building was on fire and several residents were observed gathering on the sidewalk. Police observed a female walking in the area, with visible burn marks to her clothing. Witnesses identified the female as the person responsible for starting the fire.

As police approached the female she began to walk away. Police caught up to her in the area of Hunter and Downie Street.

After speaking to her further police believed she was responsible for starting the fire. At 3:31 am the female was placed under arrest for Arson- Disregard for Human Life. The female was taken into police custody.

After further investigation police determined the female had intentionally attempted to set a fire, in an apartment where a male victim was sleeping in a bedroom. As a result, an additional charge of attempt murder was laid.

Kristina Saunders, age 35 of Hunter Street West has been charged with Attempt Murder and Arson-Disregard for Human Life. Saunders was held in custody pending an appearance in Provincial Court.

Peterborough Police will be working with the Ontario Fire Marshal’s office over the next few days to determine the cause of the fire. Police are not aware of any injuries. The estimated costs of the fire damage is not known.

Anyone with information regarding this fire is asked to call Peterborough Police at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.stopcrimehere.ca

Name: S/Sgt Dan MacLean

 

Media Release Friday September 18, 2020

Media Release:

Calls for Service:

Thursday September 17, 2020 8 am to Friday September 18, 2020 8 am- 115

Missing Teens Located With Assistance of Drone:

On September 16, 2020 just before 3 pm Peterborough Police responded to the area of Century Boulevard, Cavan-Monaghan Township regarding three missing teens.

The three teens went for a walk in a wooded area and became lost. One of the teens used a cellular phone to call a parent requesting assistance. Peterborough Police, along with Cavan-Monaghan Fire and Paramedics attended the area.

Information was received that one of the teens had fallen and suffered an injury to her ankle. A perimeter was established.

The Peterborough Police Services drone was deployed to assist with the ground search. The lost teens could hear the drone and were able to call out to the ground search team providing their location.

One of the teens suffered a minor injury to her ankle. There were no other reported injuries.

Assault with Weapon Arrest:

On September 17, 2020 at 1 pm police responded to a family dispute at a Royal Drive address. Prior to police attendance, the accused became involved in a verbal dispute with the two victims. The argument became physical. The accused grabbed both victims, pushed them and ripped a phone from the wall. The accused also threw a suitcase at one of the victims.

One victim suffered a small cut to the right wrist while the second victim sustained a small cut under the right eye. Both victims were transported to hospital.

The accused was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon, assault x2 and mischief under $5,000. The accused was released on conditions for court on October 8, 2020.

To protect the identities of the victims the name of the accused is not being released.

Media Invitation Special Olympics:

Our media partners are invited to a special presentation on Friday September 25th at 9:00 am at the station and 10:00 am at St. Peters Secondary School.

The Special Olympics has requested the Peterborough Police Service to present the 2020 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Awards to two winning teams that are from Peterborough. We will be presenting the first award for team of the year to the Peterborough Wolves Floor Hockey Club at 9:00 am and the second award at 10:00 am for the School Team of the Year to the St. Peter’s Traditional Basketball Team.

Name: S/Sgt Dan MacLean

Phone: 705-876-1122 ext:269