Four charged after being found with car full of property

Peterborough, ON, Canada / (CHEXTV)

Four Toronto men have been arrested after a fraudulent shopping spree at Lindsay Square Mall yesterday afternoon.

Police say the men were found in the parking lot with a Lexus full of clothing, jewelry, cigarettes and gift cards bought from local businesses.

They were held for a bail hearing Wednesday.


A Brooklin man is facing charges in connection with two convenience store robberies over the long weekend.

Peterborough police say the stores were robbed on Saturday and Monday.  Saturday morning, police say a man entered a George Street convenience store and demanded money from the clerk behind the counter. The clerk handed over an amount of money and then the man fled the store. Then on Monday morning, an unknown man entered a King Street convenience store and demanded money and lottery tickets from an employee. The employee handed over an amount of money and lottery tickets and the suspect then fled the store.

Nathaniel Lacasse, 27, was arrested October 10 while walking near George and Brock Streets. He is charged with two counts of robbery and two counts of breach of probation.


Police say no charges will be paid in the case where a pedestrian was struck and killed on Lansdowne Street September 19.

Around 8:15 p.m. that night, police say the 65-year-old man was crossing Lansdowne Street between Goodfellow Road and The Parkway. The Peterborough resident was taken to a local hospital but died of his injuries.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested and charged for assaulting his 12-year-old son. Police say it happened October 2 at a gathering at a Peterborough home. Details of the incident were not provided but it was reported to police five days later. 
A warrant for the man was issued, and he turned himself in to the Peterborough police station October 11.
The name of the accused was not released.
 A 26-year-old man has been charged after someone tried to steal a cash register off the counter of a convenience store on George Street North. 
Peterborough police say it happened on October 7. A store employee saw a suspect discard the cash register before fleeing the store.
Joshua Mahabir was arrested while walking in the area of Dublin Street and Maiden Lane. He is charged with Theft under $5,000, Mischief under $5,000, and Failing to Comply with a Probation Order.
A woman is facing charges after a stolen debit card was used. Police say a man reported his wallet stolen on September 23, and then later noticed his debit card had been used.
Police located a female suspect.
On October 10, Kayla Marie Dormer, 21, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with use of a credit card and three counts of failing to comply with a probation order.
A 55-year-old man was arrested for yelling vulgar and obscene comments to police after being cited for drinking in a public place. It happened October 7 around 10:45 a.m. on a Sherbrooke Street corner.
Police say the yelling garnered the attention of passersby and business owners in the area.
Kevin Michael Nicholson of Dalhousie Street was charged with causing a disturbance, along with the initial citation.
The accused, a 21-year-old man, and the victim, a woman in her late teens, are currently in a domestic relationship. On the night of October 6, it was reported that the accused assaulted the victim. The victim left the residence and the incident was later reported to police. A warrant was issued for the arrest of the accused on the charges of domestic assault and failing to comply with a probation order. On October 7, the accused turned himself in at the police station where he was arrested on the warrant.

The name of the accused will not be released in order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic incident.
An Antrim Street man is facing charges after a charity box was stolen from the counter of a King Street convenience store.
Police say they were notified of the incident September 30. They located the accused at noon on October 8 in the area of Brock Street.
Joshua Joseph Berry, 30, was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 and two counts of failing to comply with a probation order.
At about 5 a.m. October 10, someone broke into the laundry room at a multi-unit residence on Haggart Street and stole coins from the cash box. Police say the washer and dryer were also damaged.
Officers are asking if anyone knows the suspect – a male wearing a black hoodie, black pants, and carrying a black backpack.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS


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