Cobourg Police – Bi-Weekly Updates Regarding Break and Enters, Thefts from Motor Vehicles and Mischief

In Editor Choice, Police Blotter

As a result of ongoing dialogue between Cobourg Police and Today’s Northumberland, Cobourg Police are providing bi-weekly updates on incidents that have occurred.

Today’s Northumberland would like to publicly thank Cobourg Police and specifically Chief Paul VandeGraaf for the open dialogue.


COBOURG (August 8th, 2022) – The Cobourg Police Service (CPS) bi-weekly update provides an overview of break and enters, theft from motor vehicles and mischief in the Town of Cobourg over two weeks.
In addition to the bi-weekly update, an operational report is provided to the Cobourg Police Services Board every month. The operational report offers a breakdown of calls for service, year to year comparable on crime trends, and highlights calls of interest. CPS operational reports can be found in the CPSB meeting minutes online through eScribe, the Town of Cobourg public meeting website.
Community members can access information about police activity in Cobourg through the crime mapping tool available at

July 25th, 2022, to August 7th, 2022

CPS responded to 496 calls for Service.

Break and enter:
· 3 break and enters, in the areas of: Elgin St W (attempt only), James St E (arrests made at scene) and Chapel St.

Theft from motor vehicles:
· None reported for this time frame

· 3 Mischiefs, Park St and Division St area, Alexandria D. and Monk St.

Cobourg Police Service offers free Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) audits to residents and business owners in the Town of Cobourg. If you are interested in booking an audit, please email For tips on how to protect your home, visit

Report non-emergency crimes such as theft, traffic complaints, damage to property, damage to vehicle and lost property online. Learn more or file a report at

If you are in an emergency or witness to a crime in-progress, please call 9-1-1 immediately.

Pete Fisher
Author: Pete Fisher

Has been a photojournalist for over 30-years and have been honoured to win numerous awards for photography and writing over the years. Best selling author for the book Highway of Heroes - True Patriot Love

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