Calls for Service:
(Aug. 22 at 8 a.m. to Aug. 23 at 8 a.m.)
Hate bias incident:
The Peterborough Police Service is investigating after hateful and offensive words and images were spray painted on a local bridge.
Over the evening of August 21, 2019 to August 22, 2019 unknown suspect(s) sprayed graffiti on the bridge in the Reid Street Park located in the area of Stewart and Murray Streets. Police were contacted multiple times as the spray painted words and images were offensive and hateful in nature. The Board of Works attended and the graffiti has since been removed.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.stopcrimehere.ca
Robbery with theft Arrest:
A 21-year-old Peterborough woman has been arrested and charged following a robbery.
On August 21, 2019 at approximately 12:45 a.m. police responded to a dispute at the intersection of Brock and Bethune Streets. It was reported that the two female victims had become involved in an argument with an unknown female and an unknown male. It was reported that during the incident one of the victims was assaulted and her cell phone was stolen. The victims then left the area.
On August 22, 2019 at approximately 4 p.m. officers located the female accused at a Peterborough residence.
As a result of the investigation Autumn Elizabeth Nesbitt, 21, of Hunter Street West, was arrested and charged with robbery with theft.
The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Aug. 23).
The investigation continues.
Assault causing bodily harm Arrest:
The Peterborough Police Service has arrested and charged a 31-year-old Peterborough man with assault causing bodily harm following an incident in late July.
On July 30, 2019 at approximately 1 a.m. the female victim was at a Peterborough residence where she was confronted by a male whom she knows. During the incident the victim was assaulted and required medical attention for her injury. The incident was reported to police on August 19, 2019.
On August 22, 2019 officers located the accused at a Peterborough address where, as a result of the investigation, he was arrested and charged.
Adam James Dudley, 31, of Aylmer Street North, is charged with assault causing bodily harm.
The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 17, 2019.
Domestic assault with a weapon Arrest:
A 20-year-old Peterborough woman is facing charges including assault with a weapon, uttering threats and mischief following a domestic incident.
During the early morning hours of August 22, 2019 the female accused and male victim became involved in an argument. The victim is currently on conditions to not communicate with the accused.
It was reported that during the incident the accused assaulted the victim with a weapon (broken piece of glass), threatened the victim and caused damage to the residence. Police were contacted and the accused then fled the area. The victim attended a local hospital for treatment to his injuries.
Later on August 22, 2019 officers located the accused at a Peterborough residence where, as a result of the investigation, she was arrested and charged with the following:
- Assault with a weapon
- Mischief under $5,000
- Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
- Party to the offence of breach of undertaking
The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on August 22, 2019.
The victim was later arrested and charged with breach of an undertaking for failing to abstain from communicating with the accused. The male was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 10, 2019.
In order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic incident the name of the accused will not be released.
Assault peace officer Arrest:
A 19-year-old Peterborough woman has been arrested and charged after a police officer was assaulted during a Thursday night incident.
On August 22, 2019 at approximately 11:20 p.m. police were contacted regarding an intoxicated female that had fled a residence into a heavily forested area. As a result of the investigation the female was initially placed under arrest under the Liquor Licence Act for public intoxication. During the incident an officer was assaulted twice.
As a result of the investigation Tonya Rose Harden, 19, of Hunter Street East, is charged with the following:
- Assault peace officer
- Breach of recognizance
The accused was also subsequently charged for cause disturbance under the public nuisance bylaw.
The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 18, 2019.