Knife incident, racing charges, man hit in head, a robbery, and harassment charge

Peterborough, ON, Canada / (CHEXTV)

Peterborough Police Briefs: Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016


A woman was charged with assault with a weapon after a domestic incident Tuesday morning. Police say the 50-year-old woman allegedly threatened her partner, a man in his 50s, with a knife.

Her name was not released to protect the man’s identity.

Racing suspects turn themselves in

Two men are facing charges after what police call an incident of road racing in the County. City police say two trucks were racing Aug. 28. A witness on the Ninth Line of Douro reported seeing two trucks racing on Division Road. Clayton Ronald Hamersma, 20, of Division Road, Indian River, turned himself in at the police station and was charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and stunt driving (rate of speed 50 km over the limit).

Justin Hage Hamersma, 23, of Country Road 4, Donwood, turned himself in Sept. 9 and was arrested and charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and driving while performing a stunt (rate of speed 50 km over the limit), and colour coating obscuring interior.

They both have a court date of Sept. 29.

Head punch

A man was arrested early Tuesday morning after another  reported had been hit in the head. The incident reportedly happened outside a Hunter St. W. establishment about 1:40 a.m.

Michael Andrew Sandy, 23, of 3rd Line, Oshwegan, is facing an assault charge with a court date of Oct. 6.


Residents of a Baileboro home had cash, jewelry, and a laptop stolen during the day Monday.

Police say the robbery happened sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call 05-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or

Criminal Harassment

A 30-year-old man is facing a criminal harassment charge after his old girlfriend told police he was phoning and emailing her, and had hacked into her email account.

City police say the man was arrested in Whitby and was to appear in Peterborough court Tuesday. His name was not released to protect her identity.

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