Teen arrested for break and enter; impaired driver downtown; vehicle stolen from lot

Peterborough, ON, Canada / (CHEXTV)
Break and Enter Arrest:
A 17-year-old Peterborough teen is facing break and enter and possession of stolen property charges following a weekend incident.

Shortly after 1 a.m. on March 12, a male broke into a Frank Street home through an insecure door while the residents were there. He stole a gaming system. The residents saw a suspicious male out front of their residence shortly after and called police.

Officers attended the area and a short time later located a suspect walking in the area of Frank and High Streets. During the investigation a concealed weapon (knife) was located on the suspect along with a large quantity of stolen property including the gaming system.

As a result of the investigation he was arrested and charged with the following:

• Break and enter
• Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
• Carrying a concealed weapon
• Failing to comply with a sentence

He was held in custody and appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on March 12.

Under the Youth Criminal Justice Ac the name of a young person cannot be released.

Over 80mg Arrest:
At approximately 1 a.m. on March 8, police received a call regarding a possible impaired driver in the area of George Street North between Townsend and Dalhousie Streets.

The officer located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver the officer noted an odour of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s breath.

A subsequent breath sample revealed the driver had more than the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

Inderjeet Joshi, 44, of Flitton Street, Peterborough, is charged with operating a motor vehicle with more than 80mg blood alcohol content.

He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on March 30.

Stolen Vehicle:
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a stolen 1999 blue GMC Sonoma Ontario licence plate 4664KV.

The locked vehicle was stolen from a Pido Road parking lot sometime between 7 p.m. on March 10, 2017 and 1:45 p.m. on March 12, 2017.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.stopcrimehere.ca

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