Police Media Release 

Stolen U-Haul recovered

Theft of Motor Vehicle Arrest A 34-year-old Peterborough woman is facing theft charges following an investigation involving a stolen U-Haul. On September 12, 2017 police received a call from the U-Haul head office in Toronto reporting that one of their rental trucks had been stolen. It was reported that the vehicle, rented on August 17, 2017 in Peterborough and due back the next day, was never returned on time and the customer failed to make any further payments. Later on September 12, 2017 police were contacted regarding a suspicious vehicle…

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Bicycle Police Media Release 

FREE bicycle licence program

Register your bike with the Peterborough Police FREE bicycle licence program Peterborough Police Services encourages residents to register their bike with our free bicycle licence program. This service is meant to safeguard your bicycle and increase the chances of having your bicycle returned to you if it is lost or stolen. You can either register in-person at one of our police stations or online: Free Bicycle Licence In order to register online you must first obtain a licence sticker. Licence stickers can be obtained at bicycle retailers or at the…

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Counterfeit Currency Police Media Release 

Fake Canadian currency circulating in Peterborough

Be watchful for counterfeit bills The Peterborough Police Service is warning businesses and the general public to be watchful for counterfeit bills currently circulating in our area. The bills, that may at first glance appear as Canadian currency, have identifiable Chinese characters marked on them. If your Canadian cash has Chinese writing on it, it’s a fake. Three of these fake bills were recently seen at a Peterborough-based grocery store. The bills with Chinese lettering are apparently intended for training purposes and are not meant for circulation. We are advising…

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Police Media Release 

Time to Remember, Time to Act

International Overdose Awareness Day – Thursday August 31, 2017 On Thursday August 31, 2017 community partners and emergency services representatives will gather once again to help mark International Overdose Awareness Day by the ceremonial lowering of the flags at the Peterborough Police Service headquarters. Along with the lowering of the flag, during International Overdose Awareness Day community agencies are partnering to offer three take-home naloxone pop-up locations in the City (at Silver Bean Café in Millennium Park, Peterborough Square and One Roof) where anyone can come and get free training and…

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Police Media Release 

Peterborough teens charged after theft at Hunter Street laundromat

Peterborough Police Report Theft Arrests: Two Peterborough teens have been charged following a theft at a Hunter Street laundromat. On June 29, 2017 police were contacted regarding the theft of surveillance video cameras from a laundromat on Hunter Street that had occurred the day before. Through the investigation two males suspects were identified. As a result of the investigation on August 6, 2017 a 16-year-old Peterborough male was arrested at a Water Street address and charged with theft under $5,000. The youth was released from custody and is scheduled to…

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General News 

Peterborough man facing additional fraud charges, police believe there may be more victims

A 29-year-old Peterborough man is facing additional fraud charges after several more victims came forward to police. Through further investigation it was revealed that between January 2017 and July 2017 the accused defrauded several other persons he knows of postsecondary tuition funds and also convinced several of the victims to pay into an investment scam. As a result of the investigation Gaurav Paul, 29, of Applewood Crescent, Peterborough, is additionally charged with fraud under $5,000 X4. The investigation is ongoing. Police believe there may still be other victims and are…

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