Man charged with assault; resident sour over bingo winnings

Peterborough, ON, Canada / CHEX TV

Cobourg Police responded to 195 calls for service for the week of May 29 to June 4.

Among the calls:

Monday, May 29

– A motor vehicle collision at King St. E. and Coverdale Ave. involving two vehicles. One driver was charged with careless driving.
– Responded to local long-term care facility in response to a physical altercation involving two elderly residents. No charges were laid.

Tuesday, May 30

– Police received a complaint of identity fraud after a cellphone account was opened unknowingly in the victim’s name. Investigation ongoing.
– A resident reported that he had parked his vehicle overnight at a north end business and discovered the next day that it had been broken into

Wednesday, May 31

– Police received a 911 call which following an investigation was determined to be a “pocket dial” or an accidental dial.
– A resident contacted the police to check on the well-being of a friend whom she was concerned about. Police located the male at a city hospital who was receiving medical treatment.
– Police responded to a theft of a licence plate from a vehicle which was parked overnight on Ivey Cres.

Thursday, June 1

– Police identified a motor vehicle that was driving erratically and at a high rate of speed at William St.t and King St. Following a vehicle stop and subsequent investigation, the driver, Jacqueline Therrien, 21, was arrested and charged for Operation while Impaired.

– Police we called to the area of King St. and Division St. in response to an aggressive man at that location. Dylan Campbell, 19, was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon and resisting arrest.

– Police received a report of a male who was trespassing at a residence on Springbrook Road and refusing to leave. Upon police arrival, the unknown male had left on his own.

Sunday, June 4

– Police attended a residence on Munroe St. in response to a noise complaint. Upon speaking with the irate occupants, it was determined that someone had taken the resident’s vehicle and had not yet returned. The vehicle was eventually returned without incident.

– Police were contacted by a citizen regarding her friend winning a large sum of money at Bingo and not sharing the winnings as promised. The citizen was cautioned about misusing 911 for non-emergency matters.

In total police responded to 4 noise complaints, 3 mental health related calls, 10 alarms, 1 fraud, 10 thefts, 5 911 calls, 2 Break and Enters, 8 Assaults, 10 Motor Vehicle Collisions and 3 Liquor Licence Act calls.


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