Jan. 20 – 22, 2018 – Peterborough man charged after calling police and reporting a false threat to a local hotel

Calls for Service:
(Jan. 19 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 20 at 8 a.m.) 78
(Jan. 20 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 21 at 8 a.m.) 79
(Jan. 21 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 22 at 8 a.m.) 59

 

False Information Arrest:
A 62-year-old Peterborough resident has been charged after calling police and reporting a false threat to a local hotel.

On Monday January 22, 2018 at approximately 2:22 a.m. police received a phone call from an unknown male caller reporting a threat to a local hotel. At approximately 2:25 a.m. police determined the threat to be false. Through the investigation the caller was identified.

At approximately 2:45 a.m. on January 22, 2018 police attended a Lake Street residence where, as a result of the investigation, the male was arrested and charged.

Robert John Condon, 62, of Lake Street, is charged with false information.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on February 15, 2018.

Assault Arrest:
A 51-year-old Peterborough resident has been charged with assault and uttering threats following an investigation involving his mother.

On January 19, 2018 police began an investigation after receiving information that between early December 2017 and January 2018 the accused had assaulted and threatened the victim, his mother.

As a result of the investigation on January 19, 2018 police attended a Peterborough residence where the accused was arrested and charged with assault and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm.

The accused attended court on January 20, 2018, was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in court again later today (Jan. 22).

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

Care or Control Over 80mg Arrest:
The Peterborough Police Service has made an arrest following an investigation into a suspicious vehicle in a City alleyway.

Shortly after 9 p.m. on January 20, 2018 police received a complaint regarding a suspicious vehicle in the alleyway at Monaghan Road and King Street. It was reported that the vehicle was running with its lights on.

Officers were dispatched to the area and located a male in the driver’s seat of the suspect vehicle that had its headlights on and was still running. While speaking with the driver officers noted an odour of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s breath.

A subsequent breath test revealed the driver had nearly twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

As a result of the investigation Robert Daniel Marion, 32, of Monaghan Road, was arrested and charged with care or control over 80mg. The accused’s vehicle was impounded and his licence suspended.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on February 8, 2018.

Domestic Assault Arrest:
A 25-year-old Pontypool, Ontario resident is facing domestic assault and uttering threats charges following an investigation.

On January 21, 2018 police received information that the accused, a 25-year-old Pontypool, Ontario man, had threatened his ex-common law partner, a woman in her 20’s,

It was also reported that in 2014 and again in 2016 the accused had assaulted the victim while they were in a domestic relationship.

As a result of the investigation, on January 21, 2018 police attended a Pontypool residence where the accused was arrested and charged with domestic assault X2 and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm.

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Jan. 22).

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

Impaired Arrest:
A 32-year-old Toronto man has been charged following a Friday morning traffic stop on Water Street in Peterborough.

On January 19, 2018 at approximately 10:15 a.m. an officer was conducting speed enforcement in the area of Water and Mill Streets in Peterborough and saw a vehicle travelling north on Water Street at a high rate of speed.

The officer conducted a traffic stop and while speaking with the male driver of the vehicle noted an odour of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s breath.

A subsequent breath test revealed the driver had more than the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

As a result of the investigation Tyler James Heffernan, 32, of Billings Avenue, Toronto, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle with more than 80mg blood alcohol content.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on February 8, 2018.

Friday January 19, 2018 – Two Peterborough residents facing drug charges after meth and heroin seized during traffic stop

Calls for Service:
(Jan. 18 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 19 at 8 a.m.) 71

Drug Arrests:
Two Peterborough residents are facing drug charges after police seized meth and heroin during a Thursday morning traffic stop.

On January 18, 2018 at approximately 9:45 a.m. an officer on general patrol observed a suspicious vehicle and conducted a traffic stop in the area of Kirk and Reid Streets.

A consent search was conducted at the scene and as a result of the search police located an amount of methamphetamine and heroin. Three male occupants inside the vehicle were initially arrested at the scene.

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

William Robert French, 26, of Sherbrooke Street, is charged with the following:

  • Possession of a schedule I substance (Heroin)
  • Fail to comply with a recognizance

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Jan. 19).

Kenneth Ronald Bestard, 34, of Crescent Street, is charged with the following:

  • Possession of a schedule I substance (Methamphetamine)

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on February 8, 2018.

The third male was released unconditionally.

Impaired Arrest:
A 27-year-old Peterborough woman is facing charges including impaired driving following a call from a concerned citizen.

On January 11, 2018 at approximately 4:20 a.m. police received a phone call from a resident about a possible impaired driver in a Parkhill Road parking lot who was attempting to exit the vehicle and enter a restaurant.

Officers arrived on scene a short time later and located a woman in the driver’s seat of the suspect vehicle, which was running at the time. While speaking with the driver officers detected an odour of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s breath. During a subsequent breath sample the driver was found to have more than four times the legal limit of alcohol in her system.

As a result of the investigation Sara Thomas, 27, of Barnardo Avenue, was arrested and charged with impaired driving and care or control over 80mgs. The accused was issued a drivers licence suspension and her vehicle was impounded.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on February 1, 2018.

Heading out of town this winter? Help ensure your home stays safe and call our free Homeguard Inspection Program

If you plan on vacationing out of town this winter help ensure your home stays safe by using our free Homeguard Inspection program.

The Homeguard Inspection Program is a community-based crime prevention initiative of our Auxiliary officers and allows community members to take an active role in making their homes less susceptible to criminal activity.

During a Homeguard Inspection a member of our Auxiliary Unit will attend your home and conduct a home security audit. They will inspect windows, doors, and the exterior of the home looking for ways your home might be susceptible to a break and enter.  A written report is provided to the homeowner detailing potential improvements, for maximum safety.

Residents in Peterborough, the Village of Lakefield or the Township of Cavan Monaghan can request an appointment for an inspection online by completing the form below, or by calling the Peterborough Police Service Victim Services Unit at 705-876-1122 Ext 268.

Officers often recommend Homeguard Inspections to victims of break and enter, or domestic violence, but anyone can request an inspection. Homeguard is meant to help residents improve home security and prevent break-ins and thefts at their home.

For more information or to request an inspection online please visit Homeguard Inspection Program Online Form

SIU Seeking Witnesses to Early Morning Crash in Peterborough

From the SIU:

Case Number: 18-OVI-008

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Mississauga, ON (15 January, 2018) —

Investigators with the province’s Special Investigations Unit are looking to speak to anyone who may have witnessed a two-vehicle collision on Saturday in Peterborough.

Preliminary information suggests the following occurred:

  • Around 7:20 a.m. on January 13, 2018, a Peterborough Police Service officer observed a vehicle travelling northbound on George Street (a one-way street for southbound traffic).
  • The police officer attempted to stop the vehicle.
  • A short time later, at the intersection of Water Street and Parkhill Road West, the vehicle the officer was attempting to stop collided with a second vehicle.
  • The 55-year-old female driver of the second vehicle was taken to hospital and diagnosed with a serious leg injury.
  • The 21-year-old male driver of the first vehicle and his passenger, also a 21-year-old man, were uninjured.
  • Two investigators have been assigned to investigate this incident.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this incident to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.

The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
  • report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General.

Jason Gennaro, jason.gennaro@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-641-1897 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 1897

Tuesday January 16, 2018 – Peterborough man charged with fraud following investigation into funds belonging to his ex

Calls for Service:
(Jan. 15 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 16 at 8 a.m.) 64

 

Fraud Arrest:
The Peterborough Police Service has arrested and charged a Peterborough man following a fraud investigation involving funds belonging to his ex-common-law spouse.

Between September 2017 and October 2017 the accused, a 31-year-old Peterborough man, forged his ex-common-law spouse’s signature without her knowledge and deposited approximately 10 cheques belonging to her into his own personal bank account. The total amount deposited was approximately $5,950. In January of 2018 police were contacted regarding the suspicious transactions and began an investigation.

As a result of the investigation on January 15, 2018 police attended a Peterborough residence where the accused was arrested and charged with utter forged document X10 and fraud over $5,000.

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on January 15, 2018.

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

Impaired/Over 80mg Arrest:
A 30-year-old Selwyn Township man has been charged with impaired driving and operating a motor vehicle with more than the legal limit of alcohol in his system following a traffic stop.

On January 15, 2018 at approximately 1:20 a.m. officers saw a vehicle driving erratically in the area of McDonnel Street and as a result conducted a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver of the vehicle officers noted an odour of alcohol coming from the vehicle.

A subsequent breath test revealed the driver had more than the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

As a result of the investigation Daniel Matthew Jensen, 30, of Lindsay Road, Selwyn, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle with more than 80mg blood alcohol content and impaired driving.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on February 8, 2018.

Jan. 13 – 15, 2018 – Peterborough man facing charges including assault with a weapon following Friday incident

Calls for Service:
(Jan. 12 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 13 at 8 a.m.) 71
(Jan. 13 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 14 at 8 a.m.) 51
(Jan. 14 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 15 at 8 a.m.) 45

Assault with a Weapon Arrest:
A 53-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including assault with a weapon following a Friday afternoon incident.

On January 12, 2018 at approximately 4:40 p.m. police attended a Peterborough address for an assault.

It was reported that while at the address the accused became involved in a verbal argument and a fight with a male whom he knows. During the incident another male attempted to intervene at which time the accused brandished a machete and swung the machete at him. Police were called and attended the location.

As a result of the investigation Bradley Bernard Williams, 53, of Sherbrooke Street, was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

The accused attended court on January 12, 2018, was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court again on January 25, 2018.

Assault with a Weapon Arrest:
A third person has been arrested and charged following an assault investigation.

On January 12, 2018 a warrant was issued for the arrest of a 47-year-old Peterborough man on the charges of assault with a weapon, unlawfully in dwelling house and fail to comply with a probation order.

On January 14, 2018 at approximately 10:10 a.m. officers located the male walking in the area of Dalhousie and Rubidge Streets where he was arrested on the warrant.

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Jan. 15).

Due to the domestic nature of this incident the name of the accused will not be released.

Original Media Release (Please scroll down to the second incident on this release, “Assault with a Weapon Arrests):

Friday January 12, 2018 – Peterborough teen charged with sexual assault and sexual interference following investigation

Assault Arrests:
Two Peterborough teens have been arrested and charged following a physical altercation.

On January 10, 2018 at approximately 1:15 p.m. two Peterborough teens who know to each other became involved in a fight on a Peterborough street.

During the altercation it was reported that one of the accused brandished a metal bar and attempted to strike the other male. Witnesses in the area called 9-1-1 and police and EMS attended.

On January 11, 2018 a 17-year-old Peterborough male attended the police station where, as a result of the investigation, he was arrested and charged with assault and fail to comply with a sentence.

Also on January 11, 2018 officers attended a Peterborough residence where, as a result of the investigation, a 16-year-old Peterborough male was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon and fail to comply with a sentence.

Both accused were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in court on February 5, 2018.

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

Friday January 12, 2018 – Marmora man facing drug charges after cocaine and cash seized from local hotel room

A 33-year-old Marmora man is facing drug charges following a traffic stop and search warrant at a local hotel where cocaine and cash were seized.

As a result of an ongoing drug investigation, on January 11, 2018 members of the Peterborough Police Service’s Intelligence, Crime Analyst, Asset Forfeiture and Drug (ICAD) Unit conducted a vehicle stop on Lansdowne Street East. Following the vehicle stop a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant was granted for a room at a local hotel.

As a result of the investigation and subsequent search of the hotel room the following items were located and seized:

  • Approximately 70 grams of cocaine
  • Approximately $7,000 in Canadian currency
  • Drug paraphernalia including weigh scales

Naeem Anwar Mohammed, 33, of Marmora, has been charged with the following:

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

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

Friday January 12, 2018 – Peterborough teen charged with sexual assault and sexual interference following investigation

Calls for Service:
(Jan. 11 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 12 at 8 a.m.) 70

Sexual Assault Arrest:
A Peterborough teen has been charged with sexual assault and sexual interference following an investigation.

In early January 2018 police received information that in 2017 the accused, now a 15-year-old Peterborough male, had sexually assaulted the victim, a step-sibling under the age of 16 years.

As a result of the subsequent investigation, on January 11, 2018 the accused was arrested and charged with sexual assault on a person under 16 years of age and sexual interference.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on January 29, 2018.

Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act and in order to protect the identity of the victim the name of the accused will not be released.

Assault with a Weapon Arrests:
The Peterborough Police Service has arrested and charged two men following a Thursday night domestic incident.

One of the accused, a 24-year-old Cavan Monaghan man, was in a previous domestic relationship with the victim, a woman in her 20’s.

On the night of January 11, 2018 the accused along with his friend, a 23-year-old Peterborough man, and other males attended a Peterborough residence where the victim was socializing with acquaintances and her new boyfriend.

Upon entering the residence the female victim and the male victim were assaulted and threatened. Police were contacted and attended.

The co-accused and the other males then fled the residence. There were no injuries reported as a result and neither victim required medical attention.

Shortly after officers located the two male accused walking in the area near where the incident occurred. As a result of the investigation both males were arrested and charged.

A 23-year-old Peterborough male has been charged with the following:

  • Assault with a weapon X2 (Knife)
  • Unlawfully in dwelling house
  • Possession of a schedule II substance (Marijuana under 30 grams)
  • Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
  • Fail to comply with a probation order

A 24-year-old Cavan Monaghan male (ex-boyfriend of the female victim) has been charged with the following:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Unlawfully in dwelling house

Both accused were held in custody and are scheduled to appear in court later today (Jan. 12).

Due to the domestic nature of this incident the names of the accused will not be released in order to protect the identity of the victims.

Assault Arrest:
A 25-year-old Peterborough woman has been charged with assault following a dispute with her roommate.

On January 10, 2018 at approximately 6 p.m. the accused entered her roommate’s room at a Peterborough residence and assaulted her. The victim attended a local hospital for treatment to her injuries and the incident was later reported to police.

As a result of the investigation on January 11, 2018 the accused was arrested and charged with assault.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on February 1, 2018.

As releasing the name of the accused could identify the victim, the name of the accused will not be released.

Over 80mg Arrest:
A 44-year-old Peterborough man has been charged following an early January motor vehicle collision in a local parking lot.

On January 4, 2018 at approximately 4:40 p.m. police were called to a Monaghan Road parking lot for a two-vehicle collision. No injuries were reported as a result. Through the investigation police located the male driver of one of the vehicles inside an adjacent business. While speaking with the male officers noticed a strong odour of an alcoholic beverage on the driver’s breath. A subsequent breath test revealed the driver had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

As a result of the investigation Jason Hornigold, 44, of Bramble Road, Peterborough, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle with more than 80mg blood alcohol content.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on January 25, 2018.

Thursday January 11, 2018 – Domestic assault arrest

Calls for Service:
(Jan. 10 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 11 at 8 a.m.) 58

Domestic Assault Arrest:
A 35-year-old Peterborough man has been charged with assault following a domestic dispute.

On January 10, 2018 the accused and the victim became involved in an argument at their Peterborough home. During the argument the female victim was assaulted. The incident was reported to police and officers investigated.

As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with domestic assault and breach of recognizance.
The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Jan. 11).

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