The Cobourg Police Service (CPS) bi-weekly update provides an overview of break and enters, theft from motor vehicles, mischief, and other crime trends in the Town of Cobourg over two
For more information, an operational report is provided to the Cobourg Police Services Board (CPSB) 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 cobourgpoliceservice.com.
From July 3 to July 16, 2023, CPS responded to 605 calls for service.
• Break and enter: Two (2), D’Arcy Street, Frei Street
• Theft from vehicles: Four (4), Fairbanks Road, Chapel Street, Harden Street, Frei Street
• Distraction theft: None this timeframe
• Mischief: One (1), minor mischief and trespassing on William Street
• Fraud reports: Eight (8), reported scams included gift card scams, apartment rental scam, telephone scam, impersonation, bank transaction frauds, stolen cheques.
• Bike theft: Two (2) Albert Street
• Theft of property: Five (5) Orchard Avenue, Division Street, Abbott Boulevard, Albert Street, Joseph Gale Street
Ten (10) warrant arrests were made for bench warrants and warrants in the first instance.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For tips on how to protect your home, visit cobourgpoliceservice.com/home-safety-tips.
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 cobourgpoliceservice.com/online-reporting.
If you are in an emergency or witness a crime in progress, please call 9-1-1 immediately.