Wednesday December 19, 2018 – Peterborough youth arrested and charged following incident at local group home

Calls for Service:
(Dec. 18 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 19 at 8 a.m.) 69

Assault/Mischief Arrest:
A 17-year-old Peterborough youth has been arrested and charged following an incident at a local group home.

On December 18, 2018 officers were dispatched to a Peterborough youth home for an assault. It was reported that while at the home the female youth assaulted a staff member and caused damage to a door.

As a result of the investigation the youth was arrested and charged with assault and mischief under $5,000.

The youth was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on January 7, 2019.

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

Tuesday December 18, 2018 – Peterborough woman charged with domestic assault following investigation

Calls for Service:
(Dec. 17 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 18 at 8 a.m.) 66

Domestic assault with a weapon Arrest:
A 20-year-old Peterborough woman is facing charges including assault with a weapon following a domestic incident.

On the afternoon of December 17, 2018 officers were dispatched to a Peterborough residence for a domestic assault. It was reported that during an argument between the accused and male victim the accused assaulted the victim and struck him with a metal canister. Peterborough Paramedics also attended and the victim was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries.

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

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on January 9, 2019.

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

Domestic assault Arrests:
A Peterborough couple has been arrested and charged with domestic assault following an incident.

On the night of December 17, 2018 police were dispatched to a Peterborough residence in regards to a domestic dispute. During the dispute it was reported that the co-accused, a 40-year-old male and a 39-year-old female, had assaulted each other.

As a result of the investigation both parties were arrested and charged with assault. The male accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Dec. 18). The female accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on January 3, 2019.

The name of co-accused will not be released as they are also both victims in this domestic incident.

Dec. 15 – Dec. 17, 2018 – Weekend wrap-up media release

(Dec. 14 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 15 at 8 a.m.) 80
(Dec. 15 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 16 at 8 a.m.) 80
(Dec. 16 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 17 at 8 a.m.) 41

Domestic Arrest:
On December 14, 2018 a male had been arrested on numerous charges involving his estranged wife. The accused had a “no contact” order due to a previous incident.

On December 11, 2018 the estranged wife was waiting in her vehicle for her new boyfriend to finish an appointment when the accused approached to engage in an argument for her to leave the new boyfriend. On December 12, 2018 the accused call the new boyfriend and threatened to kill him.

On December 14, 2018 the accused followed the victims with his vehicle when they were driving on Sherbrooke Street. On three occasions the accused rammed the back of their vehicle while driving eastbound. The accused pulled alongside of the victims and sideswiped them in an attempt to run them off the road.Once the victims began to call for police on their phone the accused stopped following them and fled towards his residence. Officers located the accused outside his residence and after a brief foot chase the accused was arrested.

Charged with Utter Death Threats, Assault with a Weapon, Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Drive while under Suspension, Breach of Probation x4, Breach of Undertaking x2 and Fail to have Vehicle Insurance; is a 49 yr old male from Wolfe Street Peterborough.

The accused name has been withheld in order to protect the victim’s identity in this matter.

Assault causing bodily harm Arrest:
On December 13, 2018, two male bumped into one another at a downtown bar on George Street, as a result the accused took exception to the incidental contact and decided to “head-butt” the victim in this matter knocking out a tooth.

Charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm is Lucas Beckering-Vinckers Stofer, 25, of Fleming Place, Peterborough.

Mischief Arrest:
On November 6, 2018 the victim was driving their vehicle in the area of Aylmer Street when they came upon the accused standing in the middle of the roadway. The victim stopped as the accused was blocking their way. When the accused did not move the victim honked the horn. The accused moved to allow the victim to pass and as they did the accused kicked the passenger widow damaging it.

Once police identified the accused they were located and arrested on the 15th of December. Charged with Mischief under $5000 was Michael Bragdon, 49, of Arrow Bay Road in Selwyn Township.

Friday December 14, 2018 – Peterborough woman arrested and charged after elderly family member defrauded out of more than $3,000

Calls for Service:
(Dec. 13 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 14 at 8 a.m.) 69

Fraud under Arrest:
A 25-year-old Peterborough woman has been arrested and charged after an elderly family member was defrauded out of more than $3,000.

On November 8, 2018 police received information regarding a possible fraud and began an investigation. The investigation revealed that between July 2018 and October 2018 the accused defrauded an elderly family member of approximately $3,770 by accessing the family member’s savings account.

As a result of the investigation on December 13, 2018 officers attended a Peterborough residence where the accused was arrested and charged with fraud under $5,000.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on January 9, 2018.

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

Thursday December 13, 2018 – Peterborough man charged after stolen credit card used to make purchases

Calls for Service:
(Dec. 12 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 13 8 a.m.) 80

Break and Enter, Use Credit Card and Possession of Stolen Property Arrest:
A 41-year-old male has been charged with use of a stolen credit card, possession of stolen property and break and enter.

On November 8, 2018 a stolen credit card was used to purchase merchandise at a retail location on Lansdowne Street. Through a subsequent police investigation, a suspect was identified. The suspect was located on December 11, 2018. It was also learned that he had a credit card that was taken from a break and enter to a business on The Parkway on November 18, 2018.

Jacob Orion Prelosnjak, 41, of Water Street, Peterborough was arrested and charged with Use of Credit Card, Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $,5000 and break, enter a place.

The accused was held for court on December 11, 2018.

Assault Arrests:
Two 19-year-old females have been charged with assault following an altercation on George Street.

On November 21, 2018 police attended a residence and spoke with a female victim regarding a physical altercation involving several females which occurred in front of a restaurant on George Street. It was reported that it occurred on November 18, 2018 at approximately 2:30 a.m.

Through police investigation it was learned that the female victim was involved in a verbal altercation with several other females. At some point in the verbal altercation, the victim was knocked to the ground and physically assaulted by two females. The victim received minor injuries and did not require medical attention.

Natalie Rita Stephan, 19, of Second Street, London, Ontario was arrested on December 12, 2018 for Assault. She was subsequently released to appear in court on January 3, 2019. Danica Caracciolo, 19, of Weedon Street, King City, Ontario was arrested on December 07, 2018 and charged with Assault. She was subsequently released to appear in court on December 27, 2018.

Wednesday December 12, 2018 – Peterborough man arrested and charged following a domestic assault

Calls for Service:
(Dec. 11 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 12 at 8 a.m.) 72

Domestic assault Arrest:
A 30-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged following a domestic assault.

On December 11, 2018 officers were dispatched to a domestic altercation at a Peterborough residence. During the incident it was reported that the accused assaulted the female victim.

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

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Dec. 12).

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

Tuesday December 11, 2018 – Lock-it-or-lose-it this holiday season

The Peterborough Police Service reminds residents to lock-it-or-lose-it this holiday season.
While we urge residents to lock and secure their vehicle year-round we remind vehicle owners/passengers to be especially vigilant during the holiday season when many people are doing more shopping than usual. Always double-triple check to ensure all vehicle doors and windows are locked and secured and any valuables are hidden out of plain sight or taken with you from the vehicle.

Top 10 things people look for when breaking into or stealing a vehicle:

1. Vehicle left running
2. Unlocked doors or trunk
3. Bags of any sort (especially shopping bags around Christmas)
4. Visible Electronics
5. Phone Chargers showing
6. Loose Change in view
7. Sunglasses
8. Tools
9. Watch or other jewellery
10. Easy access to the trunk from the vehicle cab

  • From the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP)

Dec. 8 – Dec. 10, 2018- Peterborough resident charged with mischief following several incidents at Sherbrooke Street liquor store

Calls for Service:
(Dec. 7 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 8 at 8 a.m.) 84
(Dec. 8 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 9 at 8 a.m.) 61
(Dec. 9 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 10 at 8 a.m.) 45

Mischief Arrest:
The Peterborough Police Service has arrested and charged a 27-year-old Peterborough resident with mischief following several incidents at a Sherbrooke Street liquor store.

From November 11, 2018 to December 8, 2018 it was reported that the accused attended a Sherbrooke Street liquor store on at least six separate occasions and caused issues with staff and patrons. On December 8, 2018 police attended the store and located the accused on the front steps of the store openly consuming alcohol.

As a result of the investigation Jonathan Christian Gifford, 27, of Wolfe Street, was arrested and charged with mischief (obstructs, interrupts or interferes with the lawful use, enjoyment or operation of property) and was issued several Provincial Offence Notices for charges including being intoxicated in a public place.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on December 27, 2018.

Domestic assault Arrest:
A 52-year-old Peterborough resident has been arrested and charged with domestic assault following a weekend incident.

On December 9, 2018 at approximately 12:30 a.m. officers were dispatched to a Peterborough residence for an assault. It was reported that the accused had become involved in an argument with the two victims, his partner and his partner’s teenage child, and during the incident both victims were assaulted.

As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested at the residence and charged with assault X2. The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on December 27, 2018.

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

Friday December 7, 2018 – Two persons arrested and charged, cocaine, heroin and fentanyl seized during drug search warrant

Calls for Service:
(Dec. 6 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 7 at 8 a.m.) 65

Drug Arrests:
Two Peterborough residents are facing charges following a drug search warrant at a multi-unit residence on Burnham Street where police located and seized cocaine, heroin, fentanyl and a large quantity of cash.

As a result of an ongoing investigation on December 6, 2018 members of the Peterborough Police Service’s ICAD (Intelligence, Crime Analyst, Asset Forfeiture and Drug) Unit and the Emergency Response Team conducted a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a multi-unit residence on Burnham Street.

As a result of the investigation police seized the following:

  • 156 grams of cocaine
  • 30 grams of fentanyl/heroin mix (purple heroin)
  • More than $5,000 in Canadian currency

As a result of the investigation the following two persons were arrested and charged:

Darcy Neva Davis, 31, of Burnham Street, is charged with the following:

  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Cocaine)
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Heroin)
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Fentanyl)
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000

Taun Conroy Dixon-Johnson, 27, of no fixed address, Peterborough, is charged with the following:

  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Cocaine)
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Heroin)
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Fentanyl)
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000
  • Fail to comply with a recognizance X3

Both accused were held in custody and are scheduled to appear in court later today (Dec. 7).

Thursday December 6, 2018 – Peterborough man arrested and charged with possessing drugs for the purpose of trafficking including purple heroin and cocaine

Calls for Service:
(Dec. 5 at 8 a.m. to Dec. 6 at 8 a.m.) 55

Drug Arrest:
A 37-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged with possessing drugs for the purpose of trafficking including purple heroin and cocaine.

As a result of an investigation, at approximately 2:15 p.m. on December 5, 2018 officers conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle in the area of Rubidge and Scott Streets. During the investigation the K9 Unit was deployed to assist and conducted a search of the vehicle indicating there were illicit drugs inside. Through the investigation officers located and seized a quantity of cocaine, purple heroin (heroin mixed with Fentanyl), along with drug paraphernalia and a large quantity of cash.

As a result of the investigation Joseph Donald Simon, 37, of Stewart Street, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Cocaine)
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Heroin)
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Fentanyl)
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (Crack cocaine)

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Dec. 6).