Calls for Service:
(March 4 at 8 a.m. to March 5 at 8 a.m.) 72
A 28-year-old Peterborough man is facing drug charges after police located and seized a quantity of purple heroin in his possession.
At approximately 5 p.m. on March 3, 2019 officers in the area of George Street North detained the accused for investigative purposes. During the investigation the accused was found to be in possession of a quantity of purple heroin.
As a result of the investigation Christopher Michael Fitzgerald, 28, of Hilliard Street, was arrested and charged with the following:
- Possession of a schedule I substance (Heroin)
- Fail to comply with a probation order
The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on March 19, 2019.
The Peterborough Police Service has arrested and charged a 25-year-old man with assault following an incident in late February 2019.
On the morning of February 28, 2019 the female victim was walking in the area of Simcoe Street. It was reported that when she walked by a man not known to her the male spat in her face.
Through the investigation the male was identified. On March 1, 2019 officers located the male in the area of Aylmer and Simcoe Street where, as a result of the investigation, he was placed under arrest.
Phillip Lane Leggette, 25, of no fixed address, Peterborough, is charged with assault and fail to comply with a probation order.
The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on March 27, 2019.
A call from a concerned citizen regarding an impaired driver has led to the arrest of a 33-year-old Ennismore, Ontario man.
On February 24, 2019 at approximately 12:50 a.m. police received a call from a concerned citizen regarding a possible impaired driver in the area of Chemong Road and Towerhill Road.
A short time later officers located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on Towerhill Road.
While speaking with the male driver of the vehicle officers noted the odour of an alcoholic beverage when the driver spoke. A subsequent breath test revealed the driver had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system while operating a motor vehicle.
As a result of the investigation Gerard O’Connor, 33, of Young’s Cove Road, Ennismore, was arrested and charged with operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration 80 plus.
The accused was served an automatic 90 day drivers licence suspension and a seven day vehicle impoundment.
The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on March 20, 2019.
A 31-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested on a warrant for charges including assault and mischief following an incident in early January 2019.
At approximately 2 a.m. on January 1, 2019 the male victim and his friends were stopped in front of the King Street parkade in their motor vehicle when they were approached by a group of unknown males. The victim exited the vehicle at which time one of the males struck the victim in the face and proceed to kick and punch the victim’s vehicle, causing damage.
Through the investigation the male accused was identified. As a result of the investigation on March 1, 2019 a warrant was issued for the arrest of the accused, Michael Wayne Armstrong, 31, of Perry Street, for the charges of assault, mischief under $5,000 and fail to comply with a probation order.
On March 1, 2019 the accused attended the police station where he was arrested on the warrant.
The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on March 19, 2018.