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.
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