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Weekly Media Release Aug 3-10Warning - this news article expired on 2015-09-10. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Weekly Media Release

From the 3rd of August 2015 through the 10th of August 2015, the Cobourg police Service responded to 96 occurrences including; 5 Motor vehicle Collisions, 4 Mental health calls, 3 Mischief calls, 3 Assault calls, 3 Threatening /Harassment calls, 5 Theft calls, 1 Trouble with Youth call and 12 Police Assistance calls.

Here are some examples of the calls for this past week:

August 3:

  • An Orange Street resident reported the theft of a yellow mountain bike valued at $150.00 from the front step
  • Police investigated unwanted text messages reported by a King Street resident from an ex-roomate.
  • Police attended the Via rail station regarding a male observed on the tracks. He was later located on George Street in good health.

August 4:

  • Police investigated a mischief on Tweed street where a vehicle was damaged sometime overnight.
  • A 28 year old female reported threats to police, the investigation is continuing.
  • Two young men aged 20 and 23 were arrested in the east end of Cobourg for public Intoxication. Both were charged and later released when sober.

August 5:

  • A two car motor vehicle collision at Rayner Road and Tillison Avenue resulted in one driver being charged with careless driving under the Highway traffic Act.
  • Police are investigating a Domestic Assault which occurred in the west end of Cobourg. A 54 year old man is awaiting a court appearance.
  • A female victim contacted police after being assaulted by a youth. The youth was arrested and charged.
  • A King Street east resident reported mischief to his vehicle overnight, no suspects at this time.

August 6:

  •  A west end resident was arrested for bail violations and was held for a show cause     hearing.
  • A 22 year old female suffering from Mental health issues was transported to Northumberland Hills Hospital without incident.
  • An Elgin street commercial building had two windows smashed out overnight. Suspect(s) did not gain entry. (anyone with information can call the Cobourg police Service 905-372-6821).
  • Police responded to a Division Street business where 40 feet of copper wire was taken overnight. Investigation continuing.

August 7:

  • A multi vehicle crash occurred at Elgin and Burnham streets resulting in traffic being backed up. Charges are pending in the investigation.
  • A College street resident contacted police after a vapourizer cigarette was taken from her front porch. A young person was referred to Rebound Youth Services as a result of the investigation.
  • Police investigated threats made to a male complainant by his ex-girlfriend. Investigation is ongoing.

August 8:

  • A loud band playing outdoors at the Cat and Fiddle Pub resulted in a noise complaint. The band completed the entertainment early.
  • An unwanted person on Elgin Street took the appropriate action and left the area before police arrived.

August 9:

  • Police attended MacDonalds on William Street responding to three persons who were involved in a physical altercation at a Division street address. One person was transported to hospital as a precaution. After investigating no charges pending.
  • A King street collision in a driveway resulted in moderate damage to both vehicles. No charges.
  • A liquor Licence offence resulted with a female being charged near Victoria Park.

The Cobourg Police Service would like to remind people to exercise good driving habits and the use of hands free technology while driving during these remaining summer days to ensure our roads and highways are safe as summer enters its final month. Don’t text and drive!!!!