Night-time theft spree leads to multiple charges
A Peterborough man is facing several charges including possession of stolen property and trespassing at night following several vehicle break-ins overnight Tuesday.
Police say a man travelled throughout the city July 5, entering unlocked vehicles and stealing property.
At approximately 3:50 a.m. on July 5, police were called to a Crescent Street home after the complainant found the male inside his vehicle.
Officers were dispatched to the residence and located the male still in the vehicle. Police recovered stolen property including hairdressing supplies, bank cards, gift cards, cologne, an iPhone, an iPod and a purse. Officers also seized a knife and a quantity of cocaine.
Daniel John Laundry, 29, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with the following:
- Theft under $5,000
- Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 X3
- Carrying concealed weapon
- Trespassing at night
- Possession of a schedule I substance (Cocaine)
- Fail to comply with a probation order
He was held in custody and appeared in court on July 5, 2017.
Two arrested for impaired driving:
A Gooderham man is facing charges following a traffic stop at Reid and McDonnel streets in Peterborough June 26. Around 2:10 in the morning, police arrested Cody Donaldson, 25, of County Road #503 Gooderham Ontario, for impaired driving and operating a motor vehicle with more than 80 mg blood alcohol content. He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on July 27.
Peterborough police also arrested and charged a 22-year-old Peterborough woman following a single vehicle collision early Wednesday morning.
A vehicle hit a light post near Cunningham Boulevard and Francis Steward Road around 3 a.m. Dominica Cucci, of Cunningham Boulevard, Peterborough, charged with impaired driving and operating a motor vehicle with more than 80mg blood alcohol content. She has a court date of July 20.
The Peterborough Police Service is seeing an increase in property being stolen from unlocked vehicles. We remind residents that everyone has a role to play in crime prevention. Don’t make it easy for thieves. Please double and triple check that your vehicle doors are locked and either take the valuables out of your vehicle or keep valuables hidden out of plain sight.
Tips to help prevent theft from your vehicle:
- Never leave your vehicle running and unattended.
- Always lock your vehicle.
- Never leave valuable/purchases in plain view
- If you have a garage, use it and lock the door as well as your vehicle.
For more information please check our social media pages for a crime prevention video and further messaging.