Tuesday August 14, 2018 – Peterborough man facing charges including sexual assault and assault following domestic incident

Calls for Service:
(Aug. 13 at 8 a.m. to Aug. 14 at 8 a.m.) 87

Domestic sexual assault/assault Arrest:
A 30-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including sexual assault, assault and mischief following an investigation.

On August 11, 2018 the accused and female victim, currently in a domestic relationship, were at a Peterborough residence during which time the accused sexually assaulted the victim. Later that same evening the accused and victim were again at a Peterborough residence where the accused assaulted the victim and caused damaged to the residence.

The incident was reported to police the next day. During that time police also received information that in May of 2018 while at a Peterborough residence the accused has assaulted the victim.

On August 12, 2018 the accused was located at a Peterborough address where, as a result of the investigation, he was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Sexual assault
  • Assault X2
  • Mischief under $5,000

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 6, 2018.

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

Possession of stolen property Arrest:
A 29-year-old Peterborough man has been charged following an investigation involving a stolen credit card that was fraudulently used at local stores.

On August 8, 2018 the victim had his wallet stolen from his unlocked vehicle that was parked at his Peterborough home. The wallet contained several pieces of identification along with banking cards. The victim then discovered that his stolen credit card had been fraudulently used at several stores around Peterborough and the incident was reported to police.

Through the investigation a male suspect was identified. On August 11, 2018 officers located the suspect in the area of Park and Sherbrooke Streets.

As a result of the investigation Roland William Ferguson, 29, of Sherbrooke Street, is charged with use of credit card and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 6, 2018.

Domestic assault Arrest:
The Peterborough Police Service has arrested and charged a 34-year-old Peterborough man with assault following a weekend incident.

On the night of August 11, 2018 officers were dispatched to a Peterborough residence for a domestic assault. It was reported that during a verbal argument the accused assaulted the female victim. When officers arrived the accused was located outside the residence.

As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with assault.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 6, 2018.

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

Aug. 11 – Aug. 13, 2018 – Weekend Wrap-Up Media Release

Calls for Service:
(Aug. 10 at 8 a.m. to Aug. 11 at 8 a.m.) 88
(Aug. 11 at 8 a.m. to Aug. 12 at 8 a.m.) 86
(Aug. 12 at 8 a.m. to Aug. 13 at 8 a.m.) 61

Mischief Arrest:
A 34-year-old Peterborough resident is facing several charges following a weekend incident at an apartment complex where residents were threatened with a knife and several e-bikes were damaged.

On August 11, 2018 at approximately 7 p.m. an unknown male attended a Peterborough apartment complex where he brandished a knife and threatened persons in the area and then caused damage to several e-bikes and a motorcycle that were parked in the area.

Police were called and officers were dispatched to the area where they were provided a description of the suspect.

Later that same night officers located the male suspect at a Lansdowne Street West address where, as a result of the investigation, he was placed under arrest.

Jonathan Josiah Allyn, 34, of Talwood Drive, is charged with the following:

  • Mischief under $5,000 X6
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Fail to comply with a probation order
  • Consuming liquor other than in residence (Liquor Licence Act)

The accused appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on August 12, 2018, was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear again in court later today (Aug. 13).

Break and Enter Arrest:
The Peterborough Police Service has made an arrest following a break-in at a local business.

On August 11, 2018 officers were dispatched to a Westcott Street business for a break and enter in progress. When officers arrived on scene they observed a male suspect fleeing the business on foot. A brief foot pursuit ensued and officers were able to apprehend the male.

As a result of the investigation Thomas Mark Perdue, 28, of Brock Street, is charged with the following:

  • Break and enter
  • Fail to comply with a probation order

Through the investigation it was revealed that the same male had attempted to break into the business sometime overnight between August 10, 2018 and August 11, 2018.

As a result of the further investigation Perdue was additionally charged with break and enter and fail to comply with a probation order.

The accused appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on August 12, 2018, was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear again in court later today (Aug. 13).

Ongoing Investigation Into Large Disturbance at Del Crary Park

The Peterborough Police Service is investigating following a large disturbance in Del Crary Park Saturday night.

The disturbance between 20 and 30 youths took place shortly after 10 p.m. on August 11, 2018.

The investigation continues. 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

Friday August 10, 2018 – Omemee resident and a Peterborough resident facing charges following incident at Chemong Road store

Calls for Service:
(August 9 at 8 a.m. to August 10 at 8 a.m.) 69

Fraud/Theft/Assault Arrest:
A 32-year-old Omemee resident and a 41-year-old Peterborough resident are facing charges following an incident at a Chemong Road store.

On Thursday August 9, 2018 the accused attended a Chemong Road store, selected various items from the shelves then walked to the customer service desk with the unpaid merchandise and fraudulently returned the unpaid merchandise.

The accused returned to the store later that same day and also fraudulently returned items and then left the store without attempting to pay for the other merchandise in her possession.

Once outside the store loss prevention officers attempted to place the accused under arrest at which point the accused resisted and assaulted one of the loss prevention officers. A passerby attempted to involve himself in the incident and attempted to assault one of the loss prevention officers.

Police were called and attended the scene. During the investigation it was also reported that on August 8, 2018 the female accused had attended the same store and performed two fraudulent transactions by returning unpaid merchandise at the customer service desk

As a result of the investigation Katie-Lynne Hughes, 32, of Emily Manor Drive, Omemee, is charged with the following:

  • Fraud under $5,000 X4
  • Theft under $5,000
  • Assault with intent to resist arrest
  • Fail to comply with an undertaking

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 30, 2018.

Robert Neilson Coleman, 41, of Lily Lake Road, Peterborough, is charged with assault.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 30, 2018.

Possession of stolen property Arrest:
The Peterborough Police Service has arrested and charged a 33-year-old Peterborough resident with being in possession of stolen property following an incident in late July.

Between July 30, 2018 and July 31, 2018 unknown person(s) stole a purse from a vehicle parked at a Weller Street residence. The incident was reported to police. The victim’s stolen credit card was then used at two separate locations.

On August 9, 2018 the accused was in police custody on another matter during which time the accused was found to be in possession of the victim’s property including a stolen credit card.

As a result of the investigation Tanya Karen Eastman, 33, of Murray Street, was additionally charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 6, 2018.

Food and lodging fraud Arrest:
A 35-year-old Peterborough resident and a 36-year-old Almonte, Ontario, resident have been charged with food and lodging fraud following an incident at a Simcoe Street bar.

On August 2, 2018 the co-accused attended a Simcoe Street bar during which time they ordered approximately $100 in food and beverages and then left the bar without paying their bill. Bar staff contacted the accused and advised that they need to pay their unpaid bill. As a result of the bill not being paid police were contacted and investigated. A warrant was issued for their arrest.

On August 9, 2018 the co-accused attended the police station and turned themselves in on the warrant.

Alexander Johnathon Durham, 35, of Kawartha Heights Boulevard, is charged with food and lodging fraud and fail to comply with a recognizance X2.

Cheyenna Leigh Sevenhuysen, 36, of Concession 8, Almonte, Ontario, is charged with food and lodging fraud and fail to comply with the conditions of an undertaking X2.

Both accused were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in court on August 30, 2018.

Thursday August 9, 2018 – Police investigating third break-in to office in Sadleir House

Calls for Service:
(August 8 at 8 a.m. to August 9 at 8 a.m.) 89

Ongoing Investigation:
The Peterborough Police Service is investigating a third break-in to an office in the Sadleir House building on George Street.

The break-in to the OPIRG Peterborough office (Ontario Public Interest Research Group) occurred sometime over the weekend of August 4, 2018. The incident was reported to police on Wednesday August 8, 2018. During the break-in unknown person(s) forced entry through a locked door and once inside stole approximately $100 from a cash box.

During the same time period two other offices were also broken into, the office of the Trent Queer Collective, where unknown persons stole cash from a cash box, and the office of the Community Race Relations Committee. Damage to these two offices caused during the break-in is estimated between $500 and $1,000. These incidents were reported to police on Tuesday August 7, 2018.

At this time the investigation is active and ongoing. We continue to investigate these three incidents and all aspects and avenues.

We encourage anyone with information on these incidents to come forward to police at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or Crime Stoppers online 

Original Media Release from Wednesday August 8, 2018:
https://www.peterboroughpolice.com/2018/08/wednesday-august-8-2018-ongoing-investigation-break-offices-sadleir-house/

Fraud over $5,000 Arrest:
A 22-year-old Pontypool, Ontario resident has been arrested and charged following a fraud investigation.

In August of 2018 the Peterborough Police Service received a fraud report that between February 23, 2018 and March 13, 2018 the accused completed several fraudulent loan transactions for herself in the amount of approximately $18,790 while employed at a local cash loan business.

As a result of the investigation on August 8, 2018 police contacted the accused advising her of the grounds for her arrest. The accused attended the police station that same day where she was placed under arrest.

Sierra Destiny Rhyno, 22, of Royal Estate Drive, Pontypool, was arrested and charged with fraud over $5,000.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 30, 2018.

Over 80mgs Arrest:
The Peterborough Police Service has arrested and charged a 48-year-old Peterborough resident following a Monday morning motor vehicle collision.

On August 6, 2018 at approximately 10:20 a.m. police received a call regarding a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Lansdowne Street and The Parkway.

Officers attended the scene and spoke with the involved drivers. While speaking with one of the drivers officers noted a strong odour of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s breath. A subsequent breath test revealed the driver had approximately three times the legal limit of alcohol in her system while operating a motor vehicle.

As a result of the investigation Angela Brotherstone, 48, of Lansdowne Street West, was arrested and charged with driving with more than 80mgs of alcohol in blood and also charged under section 141(5) of the Highway Traffic Act with left turn, across path of approaching vehicle.

The accused was served a 90 day licence suspension and a seven day vehicle impoundment.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 30, 2018.

Wednesday August 8, 2018 – Police remain on scene at a Cavan Monaghan farm following suspicious barn fire

The Peterborough Police Service remains on scene at a farm in the Township of Cavan Monaghan following a barn fire.

On August 7, 2018 at approximately 8 p.m. police and the Cavan Monaghan Fire Department responded to a barn fire at a North Monaghan Parkway farm.

At this time the fire has been deemed suspicious and police remain on scene waiting the arrival of the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal.

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 August 8, 2018 – Ongoing investigation after break-in to offices in Sadleir House

Calls for Service:
(August 7 at 8 a.m. to August 8 at 8 a.m.) 79

Break and Enter:
The Peterborough Police Service is investigating following a break-in to two offices located in the Sadleir House building on George Street North.

The break-ins took place sometime between the afternoon of Saturday August 4, 2018 and noon on Monday August 6, 2018. The incidents were reported to police on Tuesday August 7, 2018.

Once inside the building, which houses various community group offices and student space, unknown person(s) broke into the office belonging to the Trent Queer Collective stealing approximately $100 in cash and then broke into the office belonging to the Community Race Relations Committee. Damage to the two offices caused during the break-in is estimated between $500 and $1,000.

At this time the investigation is ongoing. We continue to actively investigate these incidents and all aspects and avenues.

We encourage anyone with information on this incident to come forward to police at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or Crime Stoppers online 

Assault Arrest:
A 41-year-old Peterborough resident has been charged with assault following a Tuesday night incident.

At approximately 8 p.m. on August 7, 2018 the accused and the victim, who know each other, became involved in an argument which escalated into a physical altercation outside a Rubidge Street apartment. During the argument it was reported that the accused assaulted the victim.

A witness in the area at the time called 9-1-1 and officers were dispatched to the scene.

As a result of the investigation Tanya Milburn-Shaw, 41, of Park Street North, was arrested and charged with assault.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 3, 2018.

Vehicle Break-In:
Sometime between 3:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on August 5, 2018 unknown person(s) broke into a vehicle parked at a residence on Garbutt Terrace. Once inside thieves stole cash, a designer purse, a backpack and a laptop power cord. A number of other vehicles in that same area were also entered around that time frame.

We remind residents to double-triple check to ensure their car doors and windows are locked and secured and to report any suspicious persons in their neighbourhood 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 Crime Stoppers online

Tuesday August 7, 2018 – Peterborough resident arrested and charged following break-in at Aylmer Street South home

Calls for Service:
(August 6 at 8 a.m. to August 7 at 8 a.m.) 48

Break and Enter Arrest:
A 25-year-old Peterborough resident has been arrested and charged following a break-in to an Aylmer Street South home.

At approximately 2 p.m. on August 3, 2018 an unknown male broke into an Aylmer Street South home via an insecure window. Once inside the male ransacked the residence and stole many items including a television, clothes and jewellery.

The homeowner returned to find the unknown male leaving the residence carrying the property. A confrontation took place and the male dropped the bags of property and fled the area on foot. Police were called and officers were dispatched to the area. Shortly after, police received a second call regarding an unknown male with the same description going through backyards in the area of Pine Street.

Officers located the suspect in the area of Pine and Romaine Streets where, as a result of the investigation, he was placed under arrest.

Randy Lee Vilneff, 25, of Lansdowne Street East, is charged with break and enter and fail to comply with a probation order.

The accused appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on August 4, 2018.

Monday August 6, 2018 – Peterborough man facing several charges of assault with a weapon following weekend incident in the downtown

A 47-year-old Peterborough man is facing several charges of assault with a weapon following a weekend incident in the downtown.

Shortly after midnight on August 4, 2018 police received a call regarding a male running in the downtown core with syringes and threatening people in the area. Officers were dispatched to the area of King and George Streets and were told that the man was now in front of a downtown establishment threatening and attempting to stab people with the syringes.

Officers located the male on George Street North where he was apprehended and placed under arrest.

As a result of the investigation Claude Joseph Gagnon, 47, of Middlefield Road, is charged with the following:

  • Assault with a weapon X5
  • Assault peace officer while carrying a weapon
  • Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

The accused appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on August 4, 2018, was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear again in court on August 7, 2018.

Aug. 4 – Aug. 6, 2018 – Weekend wrap-up Media Release

Calls for Service:
(August 3 at 8 a.m. to August 4 at 8 a.m.) 87
(August 4 at 8 a.m. to August 5 at 8 a.m.) 86
(August 5 at 8 a.m. to August 6 at 8 a.m.) 86

Domestic assault with a weapon arrest:
A 26-year-old Peterborough resident is facing several charges including assault with a weapon and uttering threats following a domestic incident.

On August 4, 2018 at approximately 2 a.m. police were dispatched to a Peterborough residence for a domestic assault. It was reported that the 26-year-old male accused had attended the residence and struck and pushed the victim and assaulted the victim with an iPad. The accused also made threats to burn property and threatened the victim and members of her family. Following the incident the accused fled the home. Shortly after 6 a.m. that same day officers located the accused hiding in an area by the home.

As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Assault
  • Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
  • Uttering threats to damage property X2
  • Fail to comply with a probation order

The accused appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on August 4, 2018, was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear again in court on August 7, 2018.

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

Robbery:
The Peterborough Police Service is investigating following a robbery outside a Dublin Street apartment complex.

On August 2, 2018 at approximately 11:30 a.m. the victim was leaving her apartment complex on Dublin Street when she was approached outside the front entrance by two unknown females. The female suspects then assaulted the victim and stole her purse containing items including cash and personal identification.

The suspects are described as:

Suspect #1

  • Female
  • Caucasian
  • Approximately 30 years in age
  • 5’8″
  • Medium build
  • No teeth
  • Blonde wavy hair
  • Green pants
  • Blue sleeve muscle shirt

Suspect #2

  • Female
  • Caucasian
  • Approximately 30 years in age
  • 5’4″
  • Short shaved maroon hair
  • Large build
  • Blue jeans
  • White T-Shirt

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

Domestic assault arrest:
A Peterborough resident has been arrested on a warrant for domestic assault charges.

In late June 2018 the accused and victim became involved in a dispute at a Peterborough residence during which time the accused assaulted the victim. In late July 2018 the accused and victim became involved in a dispute again during which time the accused assaulted the victim. The incidents were reported to police in late July 2018.

As a result of the investigation a warrant was issued for the arrest of the accused for assault X2.

On August 4, 2018 officers attended a Peterborough residence where the accused was located and arrested on the warrant.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 30, 2018.

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

Robbery:
The Peterborough Police Service is investigating following a weekend robbery at an apartment complex on Hunter Street East.

On August 5, 2018 an unknown male attended a Hunter Street East apartment complex, knocked on the door to one of the units and asked the victim for money. The victim gave the suspect an amount of money and the suspect left. Later that same day the suspect re-attended the apartment and attempted to break-into the unit. The victim attempted to stop the suspect during which time the suspect assaulted the victim and stole an amount of money from inside the unit.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • 5’7”
  • Medium build
  • Green and white checkered shorts
  • Not wearing a shirt

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 

Vehicle break-ins:
The Peterborough Police Service is investigating following break-ins to vehicles.

Sometime between 5:45 p.m. on August 4, 2018 and 2:30 p.m. on August 5, 2018 unknown suspect(s) broke into a secured vehicle parked at a Milroy Drive home. Once inside the thieves stole items including prescription eyeglasses and a phone charger.

Between 8:30 p.m. on August 4, 2018 and 8 a.m. on August 5, 2018 thieves entered an unlocked vehicle parked at a Hazlitt Street residence and stole lottery tickets, tools and loose change.

Sometime between 3:30 p.m. on August 4, 2018 and 8:30 a.m. on August 5, 2018 unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked car parked at a Sherbrooke Street home and stole a wallet and personal identification.

The Peterborough Police Service reminds residents to double-triple check to ensure all vehicle doors and windows are locked and secured and to report any suspicious persons in their neighbourhood 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 Crime Stoppers online