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Weekly Report June 17 to June 23
From June 17, 2019 to June 23, 2019 the Cobourg Police Service responded to 246 occurrences including; 26 community service calls, 23 police ...Full Story
Monday, June 24
Theft at LCBO
A quantity of liquor was taken from the LCBO located at 111 Elgin Street in Cobourg by a man at approximately 2:30 pm on June 24, 2019. The suspect ...Full Story
Monday, June 24
Two Men Arrested for Theft
Cobourg police were called to a business in the northwest end for a report of a theft in progress on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at approximately 1:00 pm. ...Full Story
Wednesday, June 19

Here are some common sense rules that motorists should follow to maximize safety in the car:

1. Plan the route you will take and let someone know where you are going and your expected time of arrival.
2. Have your car keys ready prior to approaching the vehicle.
3. Always view the interior of your car before entering.
4. Lock your doors when in a vehicle to stop an offender from getting into the vehicle at traffic stops.
5. Be cautious of any stranger approaching the vehicle. If you feel danger, press the horn repeatedly in short blasts to attract attention.
6. If you think you are being followed, drive to the nearest public place and blow the horn - do not drive home.
7. Do not pick up hitchhikers.
8. Have a flashlight in the glove box or in the vehicle for emergencies at night.

If you have car trouble:

1. Raise the hood of your car half way. If your vehicle does not permit this, raise it full way.
2. Lock yourself in the car and wait for the police or a service truck.
3. If a stranger offers to help, do not get out. Open the window slightly and ask the person to call a service truck.
4. Carry a cell phone if possible.