Peterborough Police Service – Drowning at Beavermead Park

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Calls for Service:
(June 24 at 8:00am – June 25 at 8:00am) 96

 

Drowning Beavermead Park 

A 22-year-old Peterborough man has died after going into the water at Beavermead Park on Sunday.

At about 5:15pm on June 23, 2024, officers and first responders were called to Beavermead Park.  Upon arrival, officers learned that three people had entered the water but only two were able to get out.  Peterborough Fire Services activated their water rescue team and located a male in the water.  He was resuscitated and taken to Peterborough Regional Health Centre, but was then pronounced dead on Monday, June 24, 2024.

 

Weapons Arrest

A 19-year-old Peterborough man is facing a charge after an incident Monday evening.

At approximately 6:15pm on June 25, 2024, officers were called about a male walking about the baseball park at Hunter Street and Burnham Street opening and closing a knife.  Upon arrival, officers learned that several people were concerned by the man’s behaviour.  Officers located a man matching the description given to police a short distance away.  When they took him into custody, a knife was also seized.

As a result of the investigation, a 19-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose

The accused is being held in custody and will appear in court today, June 25, 2024.

Pete Fisher
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