Monday August 3, 2020

Peterborough Police Officer Injured:

On August 2, 2020 an on duty police officer with the Peterborough Police Service was investigating a criminal occurrence and confronted the suspect in the matter. The suspect became violent with the officer and a physical altercation ensued. As a result the officer was stabbed and required hospitalization. The officer is in stable condition.

The suspect, Cody Patterson has been arrested and is in custody facing the following charges; Attempted Murder, Assault with a Weapon, Theft Under $5,000 and Breaching a Weapon Prohibition.

 

2Aug2020 Media Release

Follow up release…

On the 27th of July a male called a First Nations Child and Family Services Worker working in Alderville making concerning comments towards their office in Cobourg followed by comments made about an office in Peterborough later in the week.
The investigation included Cobourg Police, O.P.P. and Peterborough Police Service and it was determined no criminal charges would be laid and there are no public safety concerns at this time.

Friday July 31, 2020 – Peterborough man arrested and charged with breaching conditions after being found in possession of bear spray and BB gun

Calls for Service:

(July 30 at 8 a.m. to July 31 at 8 a.m.) 103

Fail to comply with release order Arrest:

A call from a concerned citizen regarding a male in possession of a weapon has led to the arrest of a 23-year-old Peterborough man on several charges of breaching his conditions.

The accused is currently on several conditions including not possessing any weapons as defined by the Criminal Code.

On July 30, 2020 at approximately 4:50 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of Hunter Street West for an unwanted male at a residence. When officers arrived they were advised that the male had left the area on foot. A short time later officers located the male at the corner of Reid and Hunter Streets. While speaking with the male officers observed that the male was in possession of a can of bear spray. As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with failing to comply with a release order. At approximately 6:50 p.m. the accused was released from custody on an undertaking.

A short time later, at approximately 7:20 p.m., police received a call from a concerned citizen who saw a male and female in the area of Hunter and Bethune Streets engaged in a verbal dispute and reported that the male appeared to be in possession of a handgun. Several officers were dispatched to the area to locate the male. During the investigation officers located a BB gun.

At approximately 7:20 p.m. officers located the male in the area of Rubidge and Brock Streets. Through the investigation it was revealed that the accused is also on conditions to not be in contact with the female from the dispute.

As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with failing to comply with a release order and failing to comply with probation X2.

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court today (July 31).

Due to the domestic nature of this incident the name of the accused will not be released.

Assault/Break and Enter Arrest:

A 25-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including assault, break and enter and possession of stolen property following an incident at a City home.

On July 30, 2020 at approximately 9:30 p.m. an unknown male broke into a garage at a Nevin Avenue home. When the complainant confronted the male the male attempted to flee the area. The complainant was able to apprehend the male while another citizen called 9-1-1. During the incident the complainant was assaulted.

Officers arrived on scene and as a result of the investigation the male was placed under arrest. During a search incident to arrest the accused was found to be in possession of several items of stolen property.

As a result of the investigation Ryan David Girard, 25, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Assault
  • Break and enter
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Fail to comply with a probation order

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (July 31).

Thursday July 30, 2020 – Peterborough man and Cobourg, Ontario woman facing charges following Wednesday night incident

Calls for Service:

(July 29 at 8 a.m. to July 30 at 8 a.m.) 91

Assault Arrests:

A 28-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including assault with intent to resist arrest and a 28-year-old Cobourg, Ontario woman is facing charges including assault peace officer and obstruct police following a Wednesday night incident.

On July 29, 2020 at approximately 11:30 p.m. officers attended a Peterborough address after receiving information that the accused and female victim were together. Following a previous domestic assault the accused is currently bound by a probation order to not have any contact with the victim.

Officers located the couple at the address and attempted to place the male under arrest for failing to comply with his probation. The male resisted arrest and assaulted the officer then continued to flee the area on foot. While attempting to pursue the male the female accused tried to intervene and assaulted an officer. Following a foot pursuit, officers were able to apprehend the male.

As a result of the investigation a 28-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Assault with intent to resist
  • Breach of probation X2

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (July 30).

A 28-year-old Cobourg, Ontario woman was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Assault peace officer
  • Obstruct police
  • Breach of probation

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 30, 2002.

Due to the domestic nature of this incident the names of the co-accused will not be released.

Assault/Theft Arrest:

A 45-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including assault and theft following an incident in a local mall parking lot.

Shortly before 2 p.m. on July 29, 2020 officers were dispatched to a Lansdowne Street mall for a disturbance. It was reported that the male accused had attended a grocery store attached to the mall, selected items off the shelves then left the store without attempting to pay for the items. A loss prevention officer followed the male outside the store and attempted to place the male under arrest for theft. The male dropped the stolen goods and fled into the mall parking. The loss prevention officer called mall security for assistance. Mall security located the male in the parking lot and also attempted to place the male under arrest at which point the male resisted and assaulted the security officer.

Police were called and attended where they continued the arrest.


As a result of the investigation Daniel Paul Manley, 45, of George Street North, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Assault with intent to resist
  • Theft under $5,000
  • Fail to comply with probation

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (July 30).

Break and Enter: Benson Avenue

The Peterborough Police Service is investigating following a break-in at a Benson Avenue residence.

Sometime between 11 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. on July 29, 2020 unknown suspect(s) broke into a Benson Avenue home through a locked rear door. Once inside the thieves stole property including an assortment of jewellery, a MacBook and a gaming headset. The homeowner was not home at the time of the incident.

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

 

 

 

Wednesday July 29, 2020 – Peterborough man charged with four counts of domestic assault

Calls for Service:

(July 28 at 8 a.m. to July 29 at 8 a.m.) 73

Domestic Assault Arrest:

A 27-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged with four counts of domestic assault following an investigation.

On July 28, 2020 police received information regarding four assaults that occurred between 2014 and 2019 while the accused and female victim were in a domestic relationship.

As a result of the investigation on July 28, 2020 the accused was arrested and charged with domestic assault X4.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on July 29, 2020.

In order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic incident the name of the accused will not be released.

Tuesday July 28, 2020: Peterborough man facing charges including assault and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose following domestic incident

Domestic assault/Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose Arrest:

A 51-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including assault and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose following a domestic incident.

On July 27, 2020 at approximately 7:40 p.m. police responded to a Peterborough residence for a domestic dispute. It was reported that during the dispute the accused assaulted the victim and brandished a kitchen knife and threatened the victim. The accused then left the residence.

Police made contact with the accused and later that same night he attended the police station where, as a result of the investigation, he was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Domestic assault
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on July 28, 2020.

In order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic incident the name of the accused will not be released.

Obstruct police/cause disturbance:

Two Peterborough men are facing charges including causing a disturbance, resisting a peace officer and obstructing police following a Monday afternoon incident in the area of Bethune Street.

Shortly after 12:30 p.m. on July 27, 2020 an officer on general patrol saw a male and female riding an e-bike without wearing a helmet. In Ontario all operators and passengers must wear an approved bicycle or motorcycle helmet.

The e-bike came to a stop at a Bethune Street residence at which point the officer spoke with the male driver. The driver became irate with police and was cautioned for threatening and attempting to engage officers in a physical fight. The male’s behaviour continued to escalate at which point the male was arrested to prevent a breach of the peace, during which point he resisted.

As a result of the investigation Duncan James Corbiere, 36, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Resist peace officer
  • Cause disturbance
  • Fail to comply with probation order

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 29, 2020.

During the incident another male began yelling at responding officers and causing a disturbance by attracting the attention of pedestrians and passerby. The male was spoken to by officers and told to leave the area. The male refused, at which point officers again told the male to leave the area as he was obstructing the investigation. The male continued to cause a disturbance and interfere in the investigation at which point he was placed under arrest.

Nick Joseph Dew, 29, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Obstruct police
  • Cause disturbance
  • Breach of probation

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 29, 2020.

Domestic assault Arrest:

A 19-year-old Millbrook, Ontario man has been charged with domestic assault following an incident.

On the night of July 26, 2020 the accused and female victim were at a Millbrook, Ontario residence where they became involved in a dispute. It was reported that during the dispute the accused assaulted the victim.

As a result of the investigation the accused, a 19-year-old Millbrook, Ontario man, was arrested and charged with domestic assault and breach of probation.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on October 1, 2020.

In order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic incident the name of the accused will not be released.

Tuesday July 28, 2020 – Peterborough teen facing charges including pointing firearm and assault with a weapon following incident in area of Lake Street

Calls for Service:

(July 27 at 8 a.m. to July 28 at 7 a.m.) 90

Point Firearm Arrest:

A 16-year-old Peterborough teen is facing charges including pointing a firearm and assault with a weapon following a BB gun incident in the area of Lake Street.

On July 27, 2020 at approximately 2:10 p.m. police received calls regarding two males with weapons in the area of Lake Street.

It was reported that one of the youths, a 16-year-old male, had been involved in a dispute with the adult male victim and during the dispute had fired a BB gun several times at the victim, striking the victim. It was reported that the victim did not sustain any injuries. The youths then fled the area on bicycles in the area of Olive Avenue and Perry Street. During the investigation officers located and seized the weapon, a BB gun, in the area of Lake Street.

Officers located both youths. One of the youths was arrested and later released unconditionally.

As a result of the investigation, the second youth, a 16-year-old male, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Point firearm
  • Weapons dangerous
  • Assault with a weapon

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (July 28).

Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act the name of a young person cannot be released.

Monday July 27, 2020 – Peterborough woman charged after police officer assaulted

Assault peace officer Arrest:

A 22-year-old Peterborough woman is facing charges including assaulting a peace officer and carrying a concealed weapon following a weekend incident in the area of George Street North.

On July 25, 2020 at approximately 8:30 p.m. officers were in the area of George Street North speaking with several youth on the train bridge on an unrelated matter.

When an officer arrived on scene the accused began swearing loudly at the officer and was cautioned by the officer for causing a disturbance as people in the area were disturbed by her actions. During the incident the accused was observed to be in possession of a bag of unmarked cigarettes contrary to the Tobacco Tax Act. When the officer advised the accused of the cigarettes and attempted to seize the bag the accused assaulted the officer. As a result, the accused was placed under arrest for assault. During the search incident to arrest the accused was found to be in possession of a concealed weapon (knife). The accused is currently on conditions including not possessing any weapon as defined by the Criminal Code and keeping the peace and being of good behaviour.

As a result of the investigation Farrah Nicole Eriksen, 22, of Sherbrooke Street, is charged with the following:

  • Assault Peace Officer
  • Carry concealed weapon
  • Fail to comply with prohibition order
  • Fail to comply with probation X2

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 22, 2020.

Impaired driving/Mischief Arrest:

A 28-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged with impaired driving by drug and mischief following an incident.

At approximately 5:30 a.m. on July 27, 2020 police were dispatched to the area of Lansdowne Street and Clonsilla Avenue for a report of an impaired driver. The witness followed the suspect vehicle to the area of Cherryhill Road and Redwood Drive while providing regular updates to police.

An officer attended the area and saw the suspect vehicle mount the curb as it attempted to make a right hand turn onto Redwood Drive. The officer conduced a traffic stop on Redwood Drive. During the traffic stop the driver of the vehicle failed to put the vehicle in park and it rolled backwards striking the police vehicle. The accused was initially place under arrest for impaired operation.

Through the investigation and the use of a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) it was determined that the accused was impaired by a drug. Further, during the investigation the accused caused damage to the cell area at the police station. It was also revealed that the accused is currently a suspended driver.

As a result of the investigation Willan Roy Dunbar, 28, of Park Street North, is charged with the following:

  • Operation while impaired – drug
  • Mischief under $5,000
  • Fail to comply with release order X2
  • Drive while suspended (Highway Traffic Act)

The accused was issued an seven day vehicle impoundment.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 22, 2020.

Assault Arrest:

A 23-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged with assault and mischief following a traffic incident in the area of Chemong Road.

On July 26, 2020 at approximately 1:45 p.m. police were dispatched to the area of Chemong Road and Simons Avenue regarding a two vehicle collision.

It was reported that while the male victim was driving southbound on Chemong Road he attempted to pass the suspect vehicle ahead of him at which point the suspect vehicle abruptly cut over into the victim’s lane. The suspect vehicle struck the victim’s vehicle. The two vehicles came to a stop at a red light at which point the driver of the suspect vehicle exited his vehicle, approached the victim’s vehicle and struck the victim in the face then punched the driver side mirror, causing it to break. The driver of the suspect vehicle then walked back to his vehicle and drove off.

The incident was reported to police and officers attended. Officers identified the driver of the suspect vehicle and made contact with the driver to attend the police station. The driver attended the police station, where as a result of the investigation, he was placed under arrest.

Brandon James Sawers, 23, of Nicholls Street, is charged with the following:

  • Assault
  • Mischief under $5,000

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 24, 2020.

Domestic assault Arrest:

A 51-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged with domestic assault following a Friday morning incident.

Shortly after 11 a.m. on July 24, 2020 police were dispatched to the area of Brock Street for a disturbance. It was reported by witnesses that a male had assaulted a woman, knocking her to the ground. Through the investigation it was revealed that the male accused and female victim are in a domestic relationship. Shortly after the male accused returned to the scene where, as a result of the investigation, he was arrested and charged with domestic assault.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 24, 2020.

In order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic incident the name of the accused will not be released.

Impaired operation Arrest:

A call from a concerned citizen about an impaired driver led to the arrest of a 58-year-old Peterborough man.

On July 24, 2020 at approximately 6:20 p.m. police received a complaint regarding an impaired driver who had left a Lansdowne Street West store. Police were provided a description of the vehicle and located the suspect vehicle still in the parking lot and a male in the driver’s seat of the vehicle. While speaking with the male driver officers noted an odour of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s breath.

A subsequent breath test revealed the driver had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system while operation a motor vehicle.

As a result of the investigation David Jonathan Reddish, 58, of Brunswick Avenue, was arrested and charged with operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration 80 plus.

The accused was issued an automatic 90 day drivers licence suspension and seven day vehicle impoundment.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 24, 2020.

July 25 – 27, 2020 – Police investigating following Sunday afternoon incident where two children were robbed of their bikes

Calls for Service:

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

(July 25 at 8 a.m. to July 26 at 8 a.m.) 107

(July 26 at 8 a.m. to July 27 at 8 a.m.) 86

Robbery:

The Peterborough Police Service is investigating following a Sunday afternoon incident where two children were robbed of their bikes.

Shortly before noon hour on Sunday July 26, 2020 the victims, two children ages 12 and 10, were riding their bikes along a walking path connecting Lansdowne Street to the corner of Pinewood Drive and Cahill Drive in Peterborough. As the children neared the end of the path two unknown males yelled at the kids to get off their bikes. It was reported that the two males were each holding a knife during the incident.

Both children got off their bikes and ran south on Pinewood Drive. The two male suspects fled the area with the stolen bikes. The incident was reported to police and officers were dispatched to the area to investigate.

The suspects are described as follows:

Suspect #1

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Approximately 6′ tall
  • Approximately 25 years old
  • Red shoes
  • Dark hoody
  • Jeans

Suspect # 2

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Approximately 5’10”
  • Approximately 23 years old
  • Blue-green eyes
  • Black hoody
  • Jeans

The stolen property is described as follows
Item #1

  • “Haro – downtown” child BMX
  • Metallic green
  • Possible front and rear black pegs
  • Black front forks
  • Serial number KISEK18807

Item # 2

  • “Strikes” child BMX
  • Grey frame
  • No pegs
  • Red decals on front and lower frame
  • Black forks, handle bars, and rims
  • Red and grey tires
  • Serial Number unknown

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

Friday July 24, 2020 – Peterborough man charged with domestic assault and criminal harassment following investigation

Calls for Service:

(July 23 at 8 a.m. to July 24 at 8 a.m.) 95

Domestic assault/criminal harassment Arrest:

A 51-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged with domestic assault and criminal harassment following an investigation.

On July 23, 2020 at approximately 5 p.m. police were dispatched to a Peterborough residence for an unwanted male at the residence.

When police arrived it was reported that the female victim had advised the accused she no longer wanted any contact with him but the accused continued to make repeated and unwanted contact including attending her residence that evening. It was also reported that on July 20, 2020 during a domestic dispute the accused had assaulted the victim.

Officers located the accused still in the area and as a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Assault
  • Criminal harassment

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 22, 2020.

In order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic dispute the name of the accused will not be released.

Possession of stolen property Arrest:

Following an investigation a 35-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including three counts of possession of stolen property and two counts of use of credit card.

On July 24, 2020 at approximately 2:30 a.m. an officer on patrol was flagged down by a person reporting that he was attempting to track a male who was in possession of his partner’s stolen credit card. His partner, the victim, had received notification from her bank that her credit card had been used at various locations including at a local gas station convenience store.

Officers attended the convenience store where the male accused was located and placed under arrest.

During a search incident to arrest the accused was found to be in possession of the victim’s wallet and credit card along with property that had been stolen out of vehicles in the area of Goodfellow Road and St. Mary’s Street.

As a result of the investigation, Michael Francis Duncan, 35, of Bolivar Street, is charged with the following:

  • Use of stolen credit card X2
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 X3
  • Fail to comply with probation X3

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 22, 2020.