Peterborough Police Service-Media Release-Thursday August 15, 2019

Calls for Service:

Wednesday August 14, 2019 8 a.m. to Thursday August 15, 2019 8 a.m.- 105

Aggravated Assault Arrest:

On August 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm police responded to a disturbance at a George Street North residence.

Upon arrival police discovered a 39 year old male sitting on the front lawn. The male was suffering from an injury caused from an edged weapon.

Earlier in the evening the accused and victim became involved in a verbal argument that turned physical. During the physical altercation the victim was stabbed by an edged weapon.

The victim was treated at a local hospital and later transported by land ambulance to a Toronto Based Hospital. The victim is in stable condition.

Terry LeClerc, age 58 of Peterborough was arrested at the scene and charged with Aggravated Assault. LeClerc was held in custody and will appear in court on August 15, 2019.

Members of the Criminal Investigations Unit continue to investigate this incident.

 

Name: S/Sgt Dan MacLean

Phone: 705-876-1122 ext. 269

Peterborough Police Service-Media Release-Wednesday August 14, 2019-

Calls for Service:

Tuesday August 13, 2019 8 a.m. to Wednesday August 14, 2019- 98

Theft of Motor Vehicle:

On August 13, 2019 Peterborough Police responded to a report the two accused had just left a Park Street South residence in a stolen vehicle.

Later on August 13, 2019 the vehicle was located, abandoned in the Park Street South area. Police searched the area and located the two accused.

Rachel McEwen age 23 of Denne Crescent has been charged with Theft over $5,000 and breach of probation.

Jessica Bright age 28 of Park Street South has been charged with Theft over $5,000. Both persons were held in custody and appeared in court on August 13, 2019.

Domestic Assault Charge:

The victim and the accused have been in a relationship for approximately one year. On August 13, 2019 both were at their residence. They became involved in a verbal argument.

The victim left the residence and the accused followed meeting up at a local park. The two continued to argue. The accused then placed the victim in a headlock and threw her to the ground.

Police were called by a witness who observed the assault. As a result of the investigation a 21-year-old Peterborough male was arrested and charged with one count of assault.

The accused was released from custody and will appear in court on September 4, 2019.

To protect the identity of the victim the name of the accused is not being released.

Missing Persons Investigation:

Peterborough Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 75-year-old man last seen on August 13, 2019 at 4:31 pm in Lakefield.

Helge Koch of Whitby was reported missing to police on August 13, 2019 after driving away from a Lakefield business. Koch has not been heard from since that time.

Koch is described as follows:

Age 75, male white wearing glasses

6’1”, 200lbs, right handed wearing blue dress shirt and beige dress pants.

Koch was driving a charcoal Mazda 5 bearing Ontario License Plate# CFNX418.

Please see below photo of Koch.

Anyone with information on Koch’s location is asked to call Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122.

 

Name: S/Sgt Dan MacLean

Phone: 705-876-1122 ext 269

 

 

Peterborough Police Service-Media Release Tuesday August 13, 2019-

Calls for Service:

Monday August 12, 2019 8 a.m. to Tuesday August 13, 2019 8 a.m.- 82

Arrest on Domestic:

The victim and accused have been in a common law relationship for two years and reside together. On August 12, 2019 the victim attended the police station to seek advice regarding a domestic dispute.

During this conversion the victim disclosed in October of 2018 the accused assaulted the victim by pushing her to the floor and grabbed her by the neck. The victim sustained minor injuries.

As a result of the police investigation, a 34-year-old male was arrested on August 12, 2019 and charged with assault and breach of recognizance. At the time of this offence the accused was on bail conditions to not communicate with the victim.

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on August 13, 2019. The name of the accused will not be released to protect the identity of the victim.

Possession of Stolen Property:

On August 6, 2019, the victim reported the theft of his motor vehicle. A Garmin GPS was also stolen from the vehicle. The victim discovered the GPS was being sold online.

Through investigation police were able to identify the person who was selling the GPS and determine the property did belong to the victim.

On August 11, 2019 police arrested the accused, in possession of the GPS, in a downtown parking lot.

Richard Campbell age 24, of McDonnel Street has been charged with possession of stolen property. Campbell was released and will appear in court on September 3, 2019.

Name: S/Sgt Dan MacLean

Phone: 705-876-1122 ext. 269

Peterborough Police Media Release-Monday August 12, 2019-

Calls for Service:

Saturday August 10, 2019 8 a.m. to Sunday August 11, 2019 8 a.m.- 82

Sunday August 11, 2019 8 a.m. to Monday August 12, 2019 8 a.m.- 73

Arrest on Warrant:

On July 30, 2019 an arrest warrant was issued for the accused for Break and Enter and Theft Under $5000.

On August 11, 2019 officers attended a Parkhill Road West residence looking for the accused. The accused was inside but uncooperative. Police obtained an entry warrant and located the accused hiding in a closet. During the arrest police seized a knife from the accused.

Terina Tugwell age 31, of no fixed arrest has also been charged with Carrying a Concealed weapon (Knife). The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on August 12, 2019.

Kids ‘ n’ Cops Week:

From August 12, 2019 to August 16, 2019 Peterborough Police, in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters are hosting 20 Peterborough area children for the annual Kids’’ Cops week long camp. The children ages range from 8-13 years.

During the week the children participate in various activities at Cedar Park, Medieval Times, K-9 presentation and many other fun educational activities.

This provides an opportunity for civilian and sworn members of the Police Service to interact and build rapport with youth in our community.

Kids’n’Cops is a nationally recognized program organized by Big Brothers Big Sisters in partnership with local police agencies.

 

Name: S/Sgt Dan MacLean

Phone: 705-876-122 ext. 269

 

Peterborough Police Service-Media Release-August 9, 2019

Calls for Service:

Thursday August 8, 2019 8 a.m. to Friday August 9, 2019 8 a.m.—101

Forcible Confinement/ Sexual Assault Arrest:

A 20-year-old Brockville man has been charged with Forcible Confinement and Sexual Assault after an incident at a Peterborough residence on August 8, 2019.

The accused and victim are known to each other. In the early morning hours of August 8, 2019 the accused assaulted the victim in a residence. After the victim confronted the accused, regarding the incident the accused prevented the victim from leaving by blocking the doors. This continued for approximately two hours.

The victim eventually escaped to a neighbor’s residence where police were called. As a result of the police investigation the accused was arrested and will appear in court on August 9, 2019.

The name of the accused will not be released to protect the identity of the victim.

Arrest On Warrant Robbery George and Brock Street:

On August 8, 2019 an arrest warrant was issued for the accused Jacob Collins 32, of no fixed address for a robbery that occurred on August 7, 2019 at the corner of Brock and George Street.

On August 8, 2019 police observed Collins at the corner of Water and Brock Street. Collins was arrested on the strength of the warrant and taken into custody.

Collins was taken to court later in the day for a Bail Hearing.

Name: S/Sgt Dan MacLean

Phone:705-876-1122 ext.269

 

Peterborough Police Media Release-August 8, 2019-

Calls for Service:

Wednesday August 7, 2019 8 a.m. to Thursday August 8, 2019 8 a.m.- 87

Robbery Arrest:

On August 7, 2019 at 9:30 pm the male victim was walking in the area of George and Brock Street when he was approached by two male suspects.

Both males started yelling and shouting at the victim demanding he turn over his wallet. At one point the victim was punched, knocking him to the ground. The suspects were able take the victim’s wallet and ran north on Water Street.

Officers in the area observed several males running and began to pursue them on foot. Officers caught up with a group of males in the area of George and Murray Street.

Through investigation, police were able to determine what had occurred. The victim’s wallet was located in the area and returned to him.

As a result of the investigation Noah Eggleston age 22, of No Fixed Address has been arrested and charged with Robbery. Eggleston was held in custody and appeared in court on August 8, 2019.

The victim was treated at Hospital and released with minor injuries.

Peterborough Police continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.stopcrimehere.ca

Uttering Threats Against Police:

A 32-year-old male is facing two charges of Uttering Threats to Police Officers along with Causing a Disturbance and Breach of Probation after an incident at a Park Street South residence on August 7, 2019.

At 5:30 pm police were called to a Park Street South  residence regarding a criminal investigation. The suspect was located at the scene. While police were investigating the call for service the suspect began to yell causing a disturbance. He was placed under arrest.

While in police custody the suspect threatened to kill two officers several times.

Cory Desrocher of No Fixed Address has been charged with several offences. He was held in custody and appeared in court on August 8, 2019.

Assault Arrest:

On August 7, 2019 at 11 a.m. the female suspect was at a local downtown business attempting to sell merchandise. The suspect engaged in a verbal argument with an employee regarding the merchandise.

The argument continued outside of the business. The suspect then ran towards the victim and grabbed the victim by the throat, attempting to push the victim to the ground. The suspect let the victim go and began to walk northbound on George Street.

At 11:03 a.m. the suspect was located by police walking on George Street. Karyna Carruthers age 24, of Stewart Street has been charged with assault and breach of probation. Carruthers was released on conditions and will appear in court on September 3, 2019.

Name: S/Sgt Dan MacLean

Phone: 705-876-112 ext 269

 

 

 

Peterborough Police Media Release-August 7,2019-

Calls for Service:

Tuesday August 6th, 2019 to Wednesday August 7, 2019: 106

Child Luring Arrest:

A 42-year-old Bobcaygeon man has been charged with child luring as a result of an online investigation.

The accused engaged in online chats with someone he believed was a 14 year old boy and made arrangements to meet him. In reality, the accused was in communication with a member of the Peterborough Police Internet Child Exploitation Unit (ICE).

On August 6th, 2019 the accused, Allan Enverga, of Bobcaygeon was charged with luring a child under 16 years x 4.

The accused was held and appeared in court on August 6, 2019.

The Peterborough Police Service is a member of the Provincial Strategy to Protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation on the internet. “This project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of the Solicitor General”. 

Possession Stolen Property Arrest: 

On August 6, 2019, while police were investigating a break and enter to a local business witnesses informed police that a suspect was currently attempting to sell some of the property at a local pawn shop.

Police attended a George Street Pawn Shop and located the suspect in possession of some of the stolen property. During the arrest the suspect pulled away from officers and ran north on George Street. Officers were able to catch up to the suspect and continue the arrest.

Albert Hilliker age 34, of Rubidge Street has been charged with Possession of Stolen Property and Resist Arrest. Hilliker appeared in court on August 7, 2019.

Theft/Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest:

On August 6, 2019 a 34-year-old male entered a Lansdowne Street Mall store. The male selected several products, concealed the products in a bag and fled the store without paying for the items.

Security became aware of the incident and chased the male into the parking lot. As security attempted to take physical control the male assaulted the security officer.

Police were called and continued the arrest. As a result of the investigation Andrew Schmutzer age 34, of Stewart Street has been charged with Theft Under $5,000, Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest and Breach of Probation.

Schmutzer appeared in court on August 7, 2019.

 

Name: Dan MacLean

Phone Number: 705-876-1122 Ext. 269

 

 

Peterborough Police Service Weekend Media Release

Calls For Service:

Friday August 2nd 8 a.m. to Saturday August 3 rd. 8 a.m. — 97

Saturday August 3rd 8 a.m. to Sunday August 4th 8 a.m. —86

Sunday August 4th 8 a.m. to Monday August 5th 8 a.m. ——89

Monday August 5th 8 a.m. to Tuesday August 6th 8 a.m. —- 78

Assault With A Weapon:

On August 1st, 2019 at approximately 11 pm the Peterborough Police responded to a stabbing in the area of Water Street and Brock Street.  Upon arrival officers located two victims suffering from non –life threatening injuries.  The two victims were transported to a local hospital where they were treated and released.

Peterborough Police continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Peterborough Police  Service at 705-876-1122or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.stopcrimehere.ca

Cause Disturbance/Breach of Undertaking Arrest:

On August 2nd, ,2019 at 7:30 pm police responded to a disturbance in the bathroom of a George Street business.

A 24 year old male could be heard by employees yelling and kicking the bathroom door. Several customers were inside of the business and also heard the disturbance.

Officers attended and located the male still inside the business. The male was arrested for causing a disturbance. Further investigation determined the male was under the influence of an unknown drug which was a breach of his undertaking.

Brandon McConnell 24, of Water Street was charged with causing a disturbance and breach of undertaking.

McConnell was remanded into custody and appeared in court on August 6th.

Disturbance Arrest:

On August 3rd, 2019 at approximately 2 am Peterborough Police responded to a disturbance at George Street and Hunter Street involving three people. Upon arrival officers located a single victim suffering from a stab wound.

Through investigation the Peterborough Police arrested and charged the following people:

Trevor Kotzma 23 years of age from Peterborough is charged with Assault, Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Crack Cocaine, located on his person upon arrest, Failing to comply with a Recognizance of Bail and Failing to comply with Probation.  Kotzma was released from custody and will appear in court on August 21, 2019.

Micah Drynan  27 years of age of no fixed address was arrested and charged with Attempt to Commit Murder, Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Fail to Comply with Probation.  Drynan was held in custody for a bail hearing on the August 4, 2019.

The victim was transported to a local hospital and later transported to a Toronto based hospital and is listed in stable but serious condition.

Peterborough Police continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.stopcrimehere.ca

 

Name: S/Sgt Dan MacLean

Phone: 705-876-1122 Ext. 269

 

 

August 1, 2019-Media Release

Media Release for Thursday August 1, 2019

Calls for Service:

(August 1 at 7a.m. to August 2 at 7 a.m.) 88

 

Domestic Assault Arrest:

A 45 year old Peterborough man is facing a charge of domestic assault following an investigation.

 

On the afternoon of August 1st local police were contacted regarding an alleged assault. It was reported that the accused struck the adult victim with a kicking motion. As a result of an investigation a local man was arrested and charged with domestic assault.

 

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 22, 2019

 

Special Media Release – Investigation Update

Special Media Release – Investigation Update

The Peterborough Police Service continues to investigate a serious incident that occurred at approximately 11:30 pm on August 1, 2019. Emergency services located a male with apparent stab wounds near the intersection of Hunter and Water Street. Moments later emergency services located a second male with stab wounds near Aylmer and Dublin Street. Both males were taken to PRHC for treatment and have since been released. It is believed the cause of both the male’s injuries are related and the event(s) may have been initiated at or near the Victoria Park area.

Police closed portions of Water Street, Brock Street and Murray Street to conduct their investigation.

At this time there is no threat to public safety.

Police are asking anyone who would have been in the area of Victoria Park on Water Street or in that vicinity around 11:30 pm on August 1, 2019 to call Detective Constable Michael Stephens at 705-876-1122 ext 303 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.stopcrimehere.ca