It was 1:10 am on August 30, 2019 when the Cobourg Police Service arrested a man for possessing a spring activated knife. Further investigation revealed that the man was on court-imposed conditions for possessing a prohibited weapon.
29-year-old Blair Spencer of Toronto was arrested and charged with the following offences:
- Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon contrary to section 91(2) of the Criminal Code
- Possession Contrary to Order contrary to section 117.01(1) of the Criminal Code
Spencer was released on a Promise to Appear with a court date in November of 2019.
The Cobourg Police Service encourages everyone to report any suspicious or criminal activity. If you have information that may help with an investigation, call Cobourg Police Service or anonymously on the Crime Stoppers "Hot Line", available to callers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If your information leads to a charge or an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.