Peterborough Police Service – Three Teens Charged in Connection with Weapons Incident

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Three teens have been charged in connection with a weapons incident Sunday evening.

At approximately 10:00pm on March 3, 2024, officers were called about a vehicle in the Brock Street and George Street area. It was reported that the occupants of the vehicle were shooting a pellet gun at people.  While police were investigating, the vehicle returned to the area and more shots were heard.  Officers followed the vehicle across the Hunter Street bridge and were able to get the vehicle to stop in the James Street and Mark Street area.  Officers drew their firearms and conducted a gun point arrest.  All three people in the vehicle were taken into custody without incident. No one was seriously injured.

During a search after arrest, officers located a loaded replica handgun, ammunition, and a small quantity of drugs.

As a result of the investigation:

An 18-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charged with:

  • Discharge firearm with Intent
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance- Cocaine
  • Dangerous operation
  • Flight from peace officer

The accused is being held in custody and will appear in court today, March 4, 2024.

A 16-year-old Peterborough male was arrested and charged with:

  • Discharge Air Gun with Intent
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance- Cocaine
  • Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order
  • Fail to comply with sentence (Youth Criminal Justice Act)

The accused is currently bound by a probation order with the following condition, to not communicate with several people including the one of the other people in the vehicle.

The accused is currently bound by a prohibition order with the following condition, to not possess any firearm, prohibited weapon or ammunition.

The accused is being held in custody and will appear in court, March 4, 2024.

A 14-year-old Peterborough male was arrested and charged with:

  • Discharge Air Gun with Intent
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance- Cocaine
  • Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order
  • Fail to comply with sentence (Youth Criminal Justice Act)

The accused is currently bound by a probation order with the following condition, to not communicate with several people including the one of the other people in the vehicle.

The accused is currently bound by a prohibition order with the following condition, to not possess any firearm, prohibited weapon or ammunition.

The accused is being held in custody and will appear in court, March 4, 2024.

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