Peterborough Police Service – Incidents Include – Warrant and Drug Arrest, Child Pornography Arrest, Impaired Driving Arrest (No Names Released)

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Warrant Arrest

A 26-year-old Peterborough man wanted on warrants by three different services was arrested Thursday afternoon.

At approximately 5:05pm on February 15 ,2024, officers including several from the Emergency Response Team, spotted the man in the Simcoe Street and Aylmer Street area and attempted to take the man into custody, however, he took off.  Officers caught up to him in the Charlotte Street and Aylmer Street area and a Conducted Energy Weapon (CEW) was deployed as the male continued to resist arrest. He was then taken into custody.  No one was injured in the incident. Officers also retrieved a backpack that had been discarded during the foot chase.

From the backpack officers seized:

  • 83.3 grams of cocaine
  • 8.9 grams of cocaine
  • 140.5 grams of crystal methamphetamine
  • 75 dilaudid pills
  • $2,095 in Canadian currency.

The accused was wanted by the Peterborough Police Service in connection with a fail to stop for police incident on February 11, 2024.

As a result, a 26-year-old Peterborough man was arrested on the strength of the warrants and further charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Dilaudid
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
  • Dangerous Operation (Feb 11, 2024)
  • Flight from Peace Officer (Feb 11, 2024)
  • Driving While Under Suspension (Feb 11, 2024)
  • Fail to Stop for Police (Feb 11, 2024)

The accused is being held in custody and will appear in court today, February 16, 2024.

 

 

Child Pornography Arrest

On February 15, 2024, members of the Peterborough Police Service Criminal Investigations Unit executed a search warrant at a Peterborough residence where various electronics were located and seized.

As a result of the investigation, a 70-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of Child Pornography.

The accused is being held in custody and will appear in court today, February 16, 2024.

 

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.

 

Impaired Arrest

A 60-year-old Peterborough man is facing impaired charges after an incident Thursday evening.

At approximately 6:55pm on February 15, 2024, officers were called to a parking lot in the area of Hunter Street East and Burnham Street. Upon arrival, officers located the male driver standing with the driver’s vehicle door open and slumped toward the inside.  During a conversation with the driver, the officer noticed signs of impairment.

As a result of the investigation, a 60-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – drugs

The accused was released on an appearance notice and is scheduled to appear in court March 5, 2024.

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